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Rabbi Jacob G. Wiener collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.182.1

Consists of pre and post-war documents, pamphlets, correspondence, and photographs of Jacob Wiener (born Gerd Zwienicki) and his family's experiences from 1936-1948. Included in this collection is his copy of a 1942 pamphlet on "Questions and Answers on Regulations Concerning Aliens of Enemy Nationalities" from the U.S. Department of Justice; Josef Zwienicki's (Jacob's father) 1916 driver's license; a 1948 marriage certificate issued to Gerd Zwienicki and Gertrud Farntrog (Jacob's wife); correspondence from Selma Stiefel Zwienicki (Jacob's mother), dated 1937-1938; correspondence from Jacob to the National Society for the Establishment of Torah Schools, dated 1946-1950; and a book review by Jacob on the "Hagenbach" protocol. The photographs include a portrait picture of Gerd (June 1940); a portrait picture of Martin Farntrog (undated); two photographs of Gerd and Gertrud's wedding in New York City (May 9,1948); two photographs of the Rabbinical College in Baltimore, Maryland (1940-1941); and a photograph of an unknown building (1942).

Date
1936-1950  (inclusive)
Language
English
German
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jacob Wiener
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Record last modified: 2018-07-18 10:38:28
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