Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Hotel brochure acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2011.425.5

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward


    Brief Narrative
    Brochure for the Grand Hotel Lago in Italy presumably brought back from the war by Alexander Wurtz, a Jewish soldier in the US Army, 351st Infantry Regiment. On January 22, 1944, Alexander was drafted into the United States Army and entered active service on February 12. He joined the 351st Infantry Regiment and fought in the Italian campaign until the war ended in May 1945. He and his unit were then assigned to peace keeping duties in northern Italy. Alex was discharged from the Army on February 8, 1946 and returned to Philadelphia.
    Grand Hotel Lago Brochure
    received:  approximately 1945 June
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stephen K. Yasinow

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Brochures (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Brochure with the English title on each fold: Grand Hotel Lago / S. Cristoforo m.500 - Trentino. It has pictures of lakeside scenes, the hotel, vacationers, and a map to the lake. One page of the brochure includes a typed description of the hotel in 4 languages. 8 panel French fold brochure ; 8.500 x 19.000 in. unfolded.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    The brochure was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Stephen K. Yasinow, the son of J. Benjamin and Rose Kaplan Yasinow and the nephew of Alexander Wurtz.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-25 17:28:53
    This page:

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us