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Walter Stras collection

Document | Accession Number: 1996.A.0451 | RG Number: RG-10.150

Consists of a report from the Bürgermeister in Brücken, Germany, concerning the Jews in the town in 1938; letters from Hilda and Simon Straass, Walter Stras' parents, in Gurs concentration camp; a propaganda leaflet entitled"Kraft durch Fruede!"; a letter of identification for Walter Stras written by H. E. Wortsmith of the 6th U.S. Armored Division; copyprints of photographs depicting scenes of Brücken and Steinbach am Glan, Germany; Walter Stras' Ausweis (identification card) from Buchenwald concentration camp; a letter from Lotie Marcus of United Jewish Social Services concerning Walter Stras' sister, Mildred Straass; a letter of congratulation to Walter Stras from Dan Glickman, member of Congress; and photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to Walter Stras' life in Kansas City, Mo., and his death in 1995.

Date
1938-1995
Language
English
German
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2017-02-14 08:24:39
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