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Rella Hudes Adler collection

Document | Accession Number: 2004.157

Consists of pre-war photographs of Isaac, Klara, Siegmund, and Rella Hudes of Vienna, Austria, as well as wartime photographs of Rella Hudes, who spent the war living with a Protestant family, the Adamses, of Sheffield, England. Included also is one letter, 1947, from the Jewish Refugee Committee regarding the deaths of Siegmund and Klara Hudes.
Accretion: Three photographs of Rella Hudes, her mother Klara and brother Siegmund in Vienna, Austria or in Austria. Correspondence from Klara's brother Salomon Landwher in Palestine to Rella's care givers in the UK, the Adams, with whom she lived after she left Vienna in 1939.
Documents, telegrams, correspondence, recepits illustrating the post-war efforts to bring Rella Hudes from the United Kingdom, where she fled during the Holocaust, to the United States. One Receipt dated 1941 of monies sent from Ida Hudes (Rella's Aunt) to her nephew Siegmund in Vienna, Austria. Correspondence between organizations such as the National Refugee Service in NY and Refugee Children's Movement in England and Rella's aunt Ida Brumberg in New York and Phillip and Lilian Adams in England whom Rella lived with from 1939-1946. As early as 1944, Ida inquired about Rella's immigration and Rella was able to leave in October 1946 after much delay and negotiation. her parents and brother, Isaac, Klara, and Siegmund Hudes, did not survive the Holocaust. English

Extent
11 photographs.
1 document.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rella Adler, Hilary Mentkow and Debra Stein
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