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Beate and Ernest Oppenheimer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2010.475.1

Documents, artifacts, photos and correspondence illustrating the experiences of Beate Ada Oppenheimer neé Oppenheimer and husband Ernest Oppenheimer both German Jews who fled Nazi-occupation and immigrated to the United States prior to their meeting and marriage. Included in the collection are objects that also document the extended families’ experiences, such as letters from Ernst’s father and step-mother who both perished as well as documentation of Ada’s parents who were interned in the Theresienstadt concentration camp in the Czechoslovakia and released to Switzerland before the end of World War II.

Genre/Form
Letters.
Photographs.
Extent
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carol Oppenheimer Wolinsky
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Record last modified: 2018-11-07 09:42:35
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