Beatrice Maier papers
The Beatrice Maier papers contains correspondence and a deposition. The correspondence consists of two letters, written by "Gerda," May and June 1939. The first letter, addressed to "Else," was written aboard the MS St. Louis; the second was written after arrival in Mirebeau, France. The letters describe experiences aboard the ship, their arrival in Havana and Florida. The deposition was prepared by Hugo Zivi of New York, addressed to the Badische Staatsanwaltschaft in April 1947, in which he describes events he witnessed during Kristallnacht in Mühlheim, Germany, and identifying by name the perpetrators who vandalized his home and his parent's home. Includes an English translation of the deposition and one of the letters.
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