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Zalcgendler-Caspary family papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.250.1

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    Description
    Consists of documents, including passports, a ketubah, and photographs related to Abram Zalcgendler's (donor's father) and Ruth Caspary's (donor's mother) emigration from Europe.toShanghai, China. Also includes lettesr to“Awram
    Zalcgendler” from Mesifta Talmudic Seminary, and from the Rabbinical Seminary in Slonim.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sol Zalcgendler
    Collection Creator
    Sol Zalcgendler
    Biography
    Abram Zalcgendler, Sol Zalcgendler's father, was warned by his older brother, Yitzhak, to leave Europe in 1939. He fled to Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania and then to Mir, Soviet Union (now Belarus) where he joined other Jewish refugees at the Yeshivat Mir and traveled with them to Shanghai, China. Ruth Caspary escaped with her parents from Bublitz, Germany, (now Bobolice, Poland) to Shanghai where they opened a kosher restaurant. Abram and Ruth met when he visited her parents' restaurant in Shanghai as an inspector in 1942.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German Polish
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    The papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Sol Zalcgendler in 2002.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:04:48
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