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Tritsch family collection

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    Documents relating to the imprisonment of Ernst Tritsch in Dachau in 1938 following Kristallnacht.
    Collection Creator
    Ernst Tritsch
    Ernst Tritsch was born in Vienna, Austria on 09 Jan. 1891 to a Jewish family. He attended the University of Vienna for a year, before becoming manager of the currency exchange department of the Laenderbank of Vienna. He was taken into custody on 11 Nov. 1938, following Kristallnacht. He spent four months in Dachau. He and his Jewish wife, Sofie, were able to immigrate to the United States via Switzerland and England. He died of a heart attack on 25 Oct. 1976 in New York. Sophie died on 28 Nov. 1992.

    Physical Details

    German French
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Geographic Name
    Vienna (Austria)
    Personal Name
    Tritsch, Ernst.

    Administrative Notes

    The documents and letters were collected by Ernst Tritsch and his wife, Sophie. Sophie Tritsch sent them to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 1988, and they were transferred to the USHRIA in Aug. 1993.
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