Bertha Scheiner Freud collection
Contains German passport issued September 8, 1938, to Mrs. Freud's brother, David Scheiner; German passport issued May 6, 1940, to her sister-in-law, Helene Scheiner; a certificate, in German and dated June 30, 1938, issued by S. Katz & Co., Vienna (Austria) stating that Berta Scheiner has been dismissed as part of the Aryanization of the company; a letter, in German and dated September 17, 1938, from the Oesterreichische Creditanstalt-Wiener Bankverein stating that the bearer Berta Scheiner is allowed to take RM 30 to England and that no other privileges have been granted; a 3-page handwritten letter, in English and dated May 23 [,1938] from Ann Hartley to Miss Scheiner and Miss Salpeter, concerning their cousin's efforts to secure permits for them to come to England; and a typewritten 1-page account by Mrs. Freud's sister-in-law, Esther Knopf Scheiner, in English and dated February 1992 entitled "My Encounter with a Nazi Student." Mrs. Freud left Austria in September 1938 and went to England as a domestic; David and Helen Scheiner left Austria in 1940 and went to Japan via the Soviet Union.
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