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George and Katie Frankfurter papers

Document | Accession Number: 2010.442.1

The George and Katie Frankfurter papers include documents relating to the experiences of Kato Ritter (later Katie Frankfurter) and her husband, Gyorgy Frankfurter (later George), who both survived concentration and slave labor camps. Documents relating to Kato include a handwritten list of items requested by Kato and her family in the Budapest ghetto from an uncle in Budapest, a personal account written on scrap paper while interned in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Peterswaldau labor camp, and correspondence relating to her immigration to the United States in 1951. The collection also includes post-war identification cards including a United Nations vaccination card and a registration certificate under her Americanized name, Ida Katie. Documents relating to Gyorgy include a letter from his cousin, Sidney Wells, about life in the United States, a United Nations vaccination card, identification cards and documentation from displaced persons camps in Germany, correspondence regarding his immigration in 1951, and post-war claims documentation.

Date
inclusive:  1944-2001
bulk:  1944-1951
undated: 
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Katie and George Frankfurter
 
Record last modified: 2020-01-02 15:53:44
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