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This small piece of history: the escape from Germany and three years later the successful immigration to the United States

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0117 | RG Number: RG-02.065.01

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    Account of the Lenkway family’s life in Cologne, Germany: persecution under the Nazis, escape from Germany in 1938, their odyssey through several European countries before emigrating to the US in 1941.
    Collection Creator
    Kurt Lenkway
    Kurt Lenkway, born in Germany, fled in 1938 with his Jewish family and immigrated to the United States in 1941.

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    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is thematic

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    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

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    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Kurt Lenkway
    Dr. Linda Gordon Kuzmack, former Director of the USHMM's Oral History Department received the manuscript copy from Eve Mannes in Jan. 1991 which subsequently obtained a signed donor agreement from Mr. Lenkway. That department passed it on to USHMMA in July 1992.
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