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Walter and Erna Brunell papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0297

The Walter and Erna Brunell papers contain primarily correspondence related to Walter and Brunell’s attempts to emigrate from Germany in the late 1930s. The correspondence is with various relatives and aid organizations related to their attempts to obtain visas from the United States. Other documents include passports, transit visas, and other various documents related to their immigration.

The Walter and Erna Brunell papers contain primarily correspondence concerning the couple’s efforts in obtaining visas to immigrate to the United States. These include telegrams with their son, Ernst Brunell, living with a relative in Jackson Heights, New York. Other correspondence is with Jewish aid agencies, consulates of foreign governments, and transportation services. The immigration series contains items related to their travel from Germany, including passports while they lived in Spain, transit visas to Lisbon, and various transportation tickets and documents related to their travel to Lisbon and later the United States.

Date
inclusive:  1938-1942
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1 box
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-05 09:21:22
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