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Marburg family collection

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    The Marburg family collection consists of letters and documents related to the Holocaust experiences of Lily Marburg, originally of Vienna, Austria. The family correspondence from Vienna, Luxembourg and the Bayogne detention camp relates to the attempts of various family members to escape and emigrate from Austria.
    inclusive:  1936-1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph Bensadon
    Collection Creator
    Lily Marburg
    Lily Marburg from Vienna, Austria. After the Anschluss, Lily was in Switzerland. She traveled to Italy where she obtained a job as a dancer and eventually traveled to North Africa with the dance company of Esmanoff and Gerda. She spent the war in Tangier, where she met her husband.

    Physical Details

    German French
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Marburg family 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Italy. Austria.

    Administrative Notes

    Joseph Bensadon donated the Marburg family collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in July 2011.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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