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Honigberg family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1997.A.0338

The collection documents the Honigberg family’s emigration from Vilnius, Lithuania to Japan in 1940 and then to the United States with the use of transit visas supplied by Chiune Sugihara of the Japanese consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania, in August 1940. Included are three visas issued to Rikla (Rajzla Matla) Honigberg, her husband Zelik Honigberg, and their son; one Polish identification document issued to Rajzla, and two photographic copies of Polish consulate certificates. Also included are three photocopies of photographs with annotations depicting the Honigberg family during their immigration from Japan to the United States in 1941.

inclusive:  1940-1941
1 folder
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:55:55
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