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Claire Welch memoir

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    Consists of one CD containing a memoir of the Holocaust experiences of Claire Weinberg Welch, originally of Brake, Germany. In the memoir, Claire describes how she recently discovered that she and her family had been picked up on Kristallnacht. Claire and her mother were released within a few hours and her father was released from Sachsenhausen in December 1938. They immigrated to the United States in February 1939.
    inclusive:  2009
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Claire Welch
    Collection Creator
    Claire Welch
    Claire Welch (née Weinberg) was born on 21 December 1934 in Brake, Germany. Her parents, Berthold Weinberg and Friedericke Gramms married on 21 May 1933. Claire and her family were arrested in Brake during Kristallnacht. Claire and her mother were released after a few hours, and her grandfather after a few days. Her father was imprisoned in Sachsenhausen and released on 14 December 1938. The Weinberg family emigrated from Germany to the United States in February 1939.

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    1 CD.
    1 folder

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    Geographic Name
    Brake (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Claire Weinberg Welch donated her memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on May 11, 2009.
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