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Theresa Cahn-Tober papers

Document | Accession Number: 2002.45.1

The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of Theresa Cahn-Tober (born Theresa Licht) and her parents Stephen Lighton (previously Szymon Licht) and Elizabeth Lighton (previously Esther Licht), all of whom survived the war in Warsaw under false-identities and lived in the München Neu Freimann displaced persons camp after liberation. Included are false-identity documents, identification papers, and a report card. Post-war documents stating the Licht family were former prisoners of Mauthausen are also false certificates used to get into the displaced persons camp.

inclusive:  1935-1946
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Theresa Cahn-Tober
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:09:49
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