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Aenni and Eric Kaufman papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.124.1

The collection primarily documents the post-war lawsuits brought forth by Aenni and Eric Kaufman, originally of Berlin, Germany, to recover ownership of shares of I.G. Chemie (later known as Interhandel and Societe Internationale) owned by Aenni’s mother Paula Ehrlich who was killed at Auschwitz in 1942. Included are legal documents and correspondence covering several lawsuits from as early as 1943, through 1966. There are also legal documents regarding a lawsuit filed by Eric against his lawyers from the firm of Graubard and Moskovitz filed around 1966. Also included are immigration papers, documents regarding the death of Paula Ehrlich, German passports of Aenni and Eric, a clipping from Aufbau of an ad placed by Aenni searching for information on her mother, and photographs of Aenni and Eric’s children, Emil and Ruth, upon their arrival to the United States from Amsterdam in 1940.

Date
1930-1972  (inclusive)
1945-1972  (bulk)
Language
English
German
Dutch
Extent
1.25 linear ft..
Extent
3 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Bernstein
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Record last modified: 2017-12-26 11:04:19
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