Bloch family collection
1937-1945 June 11
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ralph Bloch
Contains letters and postcards written by Ingrid and Hannelore Billigheimer, their parents Irma and Kurt Billigheimer, and grandmother, Marie Hochherr, from Fürth and Karlsruhe in Germany and later from Gurs and Rivesaltes internment camps in France, and from an OSE children’s home in Le Couret, dated October 29, 1939 to April 5, 1943; the last letter was written by Marie Hochherr on June 11, 1945. All the letters were addressed to Drs. Bloch in Zurich, Switzerland. Includes receipts for food packages sent by Dr. Charlotte Bloch to the Billigheimer family, and a copy photograph of a group portrait of children in the Jewish school in Karlsruhe, dated circa 1937, depicting Ingrid and Hannelore, among others.
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