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Hans Praschkauer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2006.398.1

Consists of documents, composition books, scrapbooks, identity cards, newspapers, and correspondence related to the pre-war, wartime, and post-war experiences of Hans (Heinz) Praschkauer, originally of Breslau, Germany. Hans, a deaf German Jew, escaped Germany to Shanghai in 1939 on the Italian ship"Conte Verde." He lived and worked as a tailor in Shanghai until 1949, when he and his parents joined his brother in the United States. Collection includes identity cards from Germany and from Shanghai, scrapbooks of memorabilia, composition books containing journals and English language practice, and playbills from American films shown in Shanghai; collection also includes a Nazi armband and two NSDAP pins; see individual records (2006.398.2-.4).

1919-2002  (inclusive)
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Diane Kyle
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:53:11
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