Henry Alter papers
2 oversize folders
Consists of the papers of Heinrich (Henry) Alter, who emigrated from Austria to the United States in 1939, first on a visitors visa then on a student visa; joined the United States Army and was trained as a Ritchie Boy, and worked in the Film and Theatre information bureau of the United States occupying forces both in Berlin and Vienna. Includes Alter's family papers; education, identity, and naturalization paperwork including passports; military paperwork; and correspondence. Includes correspondence with Herbert von Karajan, Hans Habe, and Paul Henreid of Warner Brothers Pictures.
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