Anne Hurwitz papers
Collection of documents and correspondence concerning Manfred Lewinnek's emigration from Germany and his experiences during WWII while stationed as a member of the US Army in POW Camp Cooke in California, where he was responsible for the "re-education" of German POWs. Includes journals written by Lewinnek in German and English, spanning August 1938 through January 1942 [one undated journal from circa 1942]. Also includes correspondence received by Mr. Lewinnek primarily from his parents in Buttenhausen, Germany; correspondence regarding his efforts to secure visas for his parents, who were not able to flee Nazi Germany; a set of "re-education" publications, questionnaires, and summaries of surveys conducted with German prisoners of war in the United States.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anne Hurwitz
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