Hertz family letters
Consists of copies of letters exchanged between relatives of Berta (Rosenhein) Hertz during the Holocaust. The letters discuss living conditions for individuals in concentration camps and those not yet imprisoned, the conditions of the postal system, and the various types of clothing requested by camp inmates from their families. Berta Rosenhein donor immigrated to England on a Kindertransport, residing in London during World War II. Her mother, Irma Baum Rosenhein, was deported to Rīga, Latvia, where she perished ca. Sept. 1944
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Also in Berta Hertz collection
Contains materials about the Holocaust-era experiences of the donor, Berta Hertz. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
The questionnaire ("Fragebogen") concerning Berta Rosenhein [donor] was completed by Walter Rosenhein [donor's father] in Leipzig, Germany, regarding foreign accommodations of children. In addition to parental names and addresses, the questionnaire requests the present earning potential of the father, the existence of possibilities for the emigration of the family, and the possibility of relatives living in a foreign country who could care for the child.