Hartshorne family papers
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Penny Jones Barbera, Harriet Hartshorne Strobel, and Rita Hartshorne Udell
The Hartshorne family papers primarily contain correspondence and a memoir documenting the experiences of Americans Richard and Lois Hartshorne, along with their children Marguerite and Judith, in Nazi occupied Austria during his sabbatical from 1938-1939. The correspondence consists of letters written by Richard and Lois to their families describing their experiences in Vienna, Austria, as well as letters from Jewish friends and others they were trying to help with monetary aid or visa assistance for emigration. Lois Hartshorne’s memoir provides detailed descriptions of several events they experienced during their time in Austria.
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