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Wang family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1998.A.0141

Contains a false baptism certificate issued to Ellen Meth's father, a certificate issued by the Polish Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, stating that Mr. Szymon Wang, his wife, daughter, and brother are all Roman Catholics, a Red Cross message sent by Ellen T. Meth to Jacob Ungar inquiring about her mother, and a Red Cross message sent by Ellen T. Meth to her mother, Emilia Wang in Lvov. The certificate was signed by Wojciech Rychlewicz from the Polish consulate in Istanbul, Turkey who issued thousands of certificates to Jewish refugees enabling them to obtain visas and enter countries who limited the number of Jewish refugees.

Date
1932-1942
Language
English
French
Latin
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Ellen T. Meth
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:03:41
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