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Jakob Ascher papers

Document | Accession Number: 2011.403.1

The Jakob Ascher papers contain biographical material, correspondence, emigration and immigration documents, school records, and photographs relating to Jakob Ascher and his family’s pre-war life in Breslau, Germany and Jakob’s immigration to the United States. The collection includes report cards, poems, an athletic certificate, and essays relating to his daughter, Esther Ascher’s schooling as well as photographs depicting the Ascher family before the war and Esther during her time at a Hachshara in Germany and Palestine.

The collection also includes biographical material such as identification cards for Jakob, an Ascher family book, and copies of Esther’s birth certificate and Jakob and Fanny’s marriage certificate as well as correspondence from Max Ascher and Esther and Abraham Ascher. Emigration and immigration material includes documentation of Jakob and Fanny’s records, a copy of their marriage certificate, and photocopies of documents and correspondence from the State of New York relating to Jakob’s immigration and citizenship.

inclusive:  circa 1919-1960
6 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Esther Ascher Adler
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 17:49:37
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