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Wolf and Hirschen families collection

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.334.1

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    Description
    Contains a letter and photographs illustrating the Wolf and Hirschen families in Germany. The letter was written between June 5 and September 4, 1942 by Emma Wolf in Offenbach, Germany to her children, Lisl, Gretl and Richard, who had immigrated to the United States. Photographs primarily illustrate the extended family's pre-war life in Germany.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Thomas Hirschen
    Collection Creator
    Wilhelm Wolf
    Biography
    Emma and Wilhelm Wolf were deported from Offenbach on September 27, 1942 to Theresienstadt concentration camp in the Czech Republic, where they perished on February 20, 1943 and January 24, 1943, respectively. Hermann and Johanna Hirschen were deported from Offenbach, Germany, also on September 27, 1942 to Theresienstadt, where Johanna died. Hermann survived and was liberated in Theresienstadt.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Genre/Form
    Photographs. Letters.
    Extent
    1 folder

    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.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Thomas Hirschen.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:39:14
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