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Lina Kaufman and Marion Kaufman Cassirer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.261.1

Contains identity documents, restitution paperwork, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning Marion Kaufman (now Marion Cassirer) and her mother, Lina Kaufman, who hid in the Netherlands during the Holocaust with the help of a false identity papers provided by a non-Jewish friend, Emmy Erdmann. Marion was in several different hiding situations, including with the Edgar family, at a convent, with the Beelen family in Overasselt posing as one of the family's children, and with a family of Roma, Lina hid with the Wesselius family in Oude Wetering and lost contact with Marion for a few years, reuniting after the war. They emigrated to the United States by 1949.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marion Cassirer
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Record last modified: 2018-08-24 12:12:35
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