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Henry and Grete Salomon collection

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0370

The Henry and Grete Salomon collection contains primarily identification documents for both Henry Salomon and Grete Nathan Salomon. Both escaped Germany in 1939, and later married in England. Grete worked odd jobs while Henry enlisted in the British Army. Documents include identification papers such as certificates concerning parents, travel documents, certificate of good conduct, household goods directory, registration identity cards, and various other items. Other documents include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and reparations information.

The Henry and Grete Salomon collection contains primarily identification material used by both Grete and Henry to immigrate to England and later to the United States. Henry’s papers include birth, death, and marriage certificates for his parents, a health certificate, papers from when he served with the British Army, certificate of registration, and other identification materials. Other items include correspondence and a photograph of Henry. Many of Grete’s identification documents are similar as Henry’s. Other papers include a certificate to become a seamstress, a work book, and correspondence concerning reparations. Various other documents included in this collection are a newspapers clipping concerning the Kristallnacht and a dedication booklet for a synagogue in Düsseldorf.

inclusive:  1928-1961
bulk:  1936-1948
30 folders
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:00:50
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