Dr. Louis Rene Beres collection
Photographic vintage images and documents illustrating the experiences of Sigismund and Margaret Beres, Austrian Jewish citizens who fled to Switzerland from Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938. Included are images of their lives in Switzerland, Sigismund specifically, in forced labor, as well as a July 1938 police certificate documenting Sigismund's travel to Vienna to acquire an American visa. Also included are identification cards issued in Switzerland in 1946 which illustrate the family’s immigration to the United States in 1947.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Louis Beres
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