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Max and Shari Bronner papers

Document | Accession Number: 1997.A.0249

The Max and Shari Bronner papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and immigration files documenting Max Bronner’s successful efforts to bring Shari Bronner to the United States from Nuremberg via France and his unsuccessful efforts to bring his parents to the United States from Nuremberg via Palestine, Mexico, Cuba, or the Dominican Republic and to bring relatives Frieda Eichenbronner, Maximillian Schaefer, and Simon and Gertrude Einhorn to the United States.

Biographical materials include Max Bronner’s birth certificate, driver’s license, French identification document, German passport, and American immigrant identification card as well as a 1934 notice of complaint about Max Bronner’s piano playing.

Correspondence files consist of telegrams and a letter between Max and Shari Bronner sending love and asking for news; telegrams from Max’s parents to Max about Shari’s and their own immigration plans; and letters from family friends Julius Karpf in the United States and Marta Wolfsheimer in Cuba about Moritz and Sylvia’s immigration plans.

Immigration files document Max Bronner’s successful efforts to bring Shari Bronner to the United States from France and unsuccessful efforts to bring Moritz, Sylvia, and Frieda Eichenbronner, Maximillian Schaefer, and Simon and Gertrude Einhorn to the United States from Germany and France. The files include correspondence with consulates, embassies, the Visa Division of the State Department, travel companies, aid organizations, senators, judges, and lawyers; affidavits of support; proof of income; and money transfers.

Date
inclusive:  1923-1942
Genre/Form
Letters.
Certificates.
Extent
13 folders
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:03:17
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