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Vollweiler family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2011.353.1

The Vollweiler family collection consists of identity documents, family history materials, and correspondence related to the Vollweiler family, originally of Heidenheim, Germany. Justin Vollweiler was arrested on Kristallnacht in 1938 and imprisoned in the Dachua concentration camp. He was able to immigrate to the United States after his release. His wife, Else and daughter Inge were able to join him in May 1939. His son Jack was born in the United States in 1940. Includes identity and education information, a postcard sent to Justin while he was imprisoned in Dachau, and extensive correspondence with family who remained in Europe regarding the possibility of immigration. Also includes clippings and articles related to the Holocaust in Heidenheim and commemorative events.

Date
inclusive:  1920-1994
Language
German
English
Extent
8 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Inge Gould
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:10:35
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