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Richard Towne collection

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    Overview

    Description
    The Richard Towne collection consists of correspondence between American businessman Richard P. Towne and German businessman Herman Ebhardt, between 1927-1937. In the correspondence, the men discuss the politics in their respective countries, the leadership of Franklin Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, and the persecution of Jews in Germany. Also includes Richard H. Towne's notes on his memories of the relationship between Ebhardt and Towne's father, as well as correspondence with, and photographs of, Ebhardt's family in the 1960s and 1970s.
    Date
    inclusive:  1927-1972
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    2 folders

    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

    Topical Term
    Jews--Germany.
    Geographic Name
    Germany.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Richard Towne donated this collection to the Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center. This collection was transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum upon the closure of the Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center in Springfield, MA, in September 2010.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:37:53
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