Elfriede Schloss papers
The Elfriede Schloss papers contain documents related to Elfriede Schloss, who escaped the Holocaust through attending a Jewish orphanage in France and eventually immigrated to the United States along with other orphaned children with the assistance of the American Friends Service Committeeand the US Committee for the Care of European Children. Papers include Elfriede’s travel visa and various news clippings concerning her and other orphans’ arrival to the United States. Also included are photocopies of records from the American Friends Service Committee, which contain correspondence and paperwork created by the AFSC in their efforts to facilitate the immigration of the children to the United States.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elfriede Schloss
Record last modified: 2020-09-25 12:09:18
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Also in Elfriede Schloss collection
The collection consists of a tag and documents relating to the experiences of Elfriede Meyer during the Holocaust when she was placed in a Jewish orphanage in France and eventually emigrated to the United States along with other orphaned children with the assistance of the American Friends Service Committee.
Information tag worn by Elfriede Meyer during her voyage to America from France with other orphaned Jewish children, sent with the assistance of the American Friends Service Committee.