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Henry Schimmel collection

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    Description
    The Henry Schimmel collection consists of documents, affidavits, and correspondence related to Henry Schimmel's post-war assistance with the emigration efforts of his relatives who had survived the Holocaust. Mr. Schimmel, who immigrated from Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia in the 1920s, contacted various relief organizations and government officials to intervene and assist with the immigration of his sister, Jolan Rozenbaum, her children Andy, Ella, and Katherine, and his nephew, David Silberstein, all of whom had survived the Holocaust.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-1947
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Stevenson

    Physical Details

    Language
    English Czech
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Henry Schimmel collection is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Dr. David Stevenson (originally David Silberstein) donated the Henry Schimmel collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 2011. David Stevenson is Henry Schimmel's nephew and immigrated to the United States with his assistance.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:56:14
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