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Hirschfeld family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.337.1

The Hirschfeld family papers document the pre-war, wartime, and post-war experiences of Alfred, Maria, and Hans Hirschfeld of Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland). The collection contains biographical materials, correspondence, immigration papers, financial records, restitution claims, and photographs. The papers document Hans Hirschfeld’s pre-war life in Breslau, his experiences immigrating to Cuba and the United States in 1939, and his service in the United States Army during World War II. They also document Alfred and Maria’s wartime experience in Breslau, their difficulties immigrating to the United States after the war, and attempts to reclaim property in Poland.

Date
1894-1970  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Photograph albums.
Extent
2.34 linear ft..
Extent
5 boxes
4 oversize folder
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Karen Hirschfeld Hendley
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:53:16
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