Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Fritz G. Cohen collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0174

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Overview

    Description
    The Fritz G. Cohen collection consists of 37 handwritten postcards, in German, sent from Hannover, Germany, dated 1940-1942, from Lina Cohen, the donor's grandmother, or Margarete Liepmann, or Bertha Abrahamsohn, the donor's aunt, and sent to Hete or Henry Vaderborght or Mimi Lambucht in Brussels (Belgium), and to Dr. J. Gramegna in Genoa, Italy. All the postcards are addressed to "My dear child" or "My dear children" and describe daily family life in Hannover, Germany. The death certificate is from Terezin and dated March 30, 1943; it states that Lina Cohen died in Terezin February 20, 1943.
    Date
    creation:  1940-1943

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Fritz G. Cohen collection is arranged in a single series.

    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
    Families. Jews--Germany.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Fritz G. Cohen received the postcards from Gioacchino Gramegna of Genoa, Italy in 1995. Gramegna is the nephew of Hete Vanderborght. Fritz G. Cohen donated the materials to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 1997.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-02 09:27:44
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/irn501680

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us