Harriet D. Schwartz papers
Harriet D. Schwartz papers, spanning 1927 to 1939, consist of letters, envelopes, and photographs. Letters are written in Yiddish and German cursive, along with some English translations to family in New York City. Letters describe the difficulties of Jews living in occupied Europe. Letters also account for pleas from multiple family members requesting help with immigration to the United States; including a family arranged marriage to a cousin. Writings on the envelopes document which family member was requesting help. Photographs of the family document prewar life.
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