Franz Morawetz correspondence
Contains correspondence primarily from Franz Morawetz (donor's grandfather) in Vienna, Austria to his family in the USA, specifically to his wife Theresa (Reserl) and their children who immigrated to Brooklyn, NY and settled in Philadelphia, PA. His letters document efforts to immigrate and his attempts at fleeing to Cuba or Japan. Franz Morawetz was deported from Vienna, Austria to Theresienstadt concentration camp on July 28, 1942, then to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on May 15, 1944. He is presumed to have perished on July 11, 1944.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Linda Holtzman
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