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Fritz Gutenstein postcard from Dachau concentration camp

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1988.A.0097 | RG Number: RG-10.167

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    Fritz Gutenstein postcard from Dachau concentration camp

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    One postcard written by Fritz Gutenstein from Dachau concentration camp on November 18, 1938, to his wife, Bertel (Bertha)Gutenstein, in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. He reports on his arrival in the camp and asks for news from home.
    creation:  1938 November 18
    Collection Creator
    Fritz Gutenstein
    Fritz Gutenstein (1888-1962) was born July 24, 1888 in Frankfurt am Main and lived in Ludwigshafen with his wife Bertha (Bertel Gimbel, 1895-1985). He was an engineer and served in World War I. He was arrested during Kristallnacht, imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp on November 12, 1938, and given prisoner number 25544. He was released on December 16, 1938 and immigrated to the United States with his wife. He settled in Chicago, near his cousin Paul Gutenstein.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Fritz Gutenstein postcard is arranged in a single series.

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    Administrative Notes

    Hanns Gutenstein donated the Fritz Gutenstein postcard to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in August 1988.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:02:25
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