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Ruth Rappaport collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.431.1

Consists of pre-war, wartime, and post-war documents, photographs, and personal correspondence from the collection of Ruth Rappaport, originally of Leipzig, Germany. After Kristallnacht, Ruth escaped to Switzerland and was able to emigrate to the United States with the sponsorship of her uncle, Carl Rubinstein and lived in Seattle, Washington. Ruth’s parents perished in the Holocaust. Includes documents related to her pre-war schooling, emigration, and education in the United States. After the war, Ruth traveled to Palestine as a journalist and reported on the Israeli war of Independence. Includes her diaries from 1936-1939, extensive personal correspondence, personal documents, photographs and photographic negatives.

Date
1936-1960  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Hebrew
Extent
5 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Peter Bartis
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Record last modified: 2017-07-10 10:27:28
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