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Ludwig and Hedwig Klein collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.370.1

Consists of passports, documents, and correspondence related to Ludwig and Hedwig Klein, originally of Frankfurt, Germany. Ludwig and his wife Hedwig were able to emigrate to the United States after Ludwig, who was arrested on Kristallnacht, was released from Buchenwald. Includes documents related attempts to bring his brother, Josef, to the United States from France; as well as documents pertaining to Josef's life in France as a refugee from Germany, his interment in various camps as an enemy alien, and his eventual deportation to Auschwitz via Drancy, including postwar correspondence and documentation related to this. Includes post-war correspondence with another brother, Martin, who emigrated to South Africa in 1936.

Date
1938-1961  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carol Stein Blecher
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Record last modified: 2017-06-27 15:34:11
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