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Rothschild - Fränkel family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2004.248.1

Correspondence, official documents, photographs, and memoirs pertaining to the experiences of the maternal (Rothschild) and paternal (Fränkel) branches of the family of Ed Francell, and how they were impacted by the events of the Holocaust. Includes documents about Yvonne Redgis (Rothschild) and her life in pre-war France, during the occupation of France, as a forced laborer at Auschwitz, and her post-war immigration to the United States. Collection also contains correspondence, photographs, identification documents, and other items about the Fränkel family, originally of Danzig, and later France. Includes documentation about Gertrude Fränkel and her son, Werner, in particular about Gertrude’s experiences in occupied France and her post-war immigration to the United States, and Werner’s conscription as a forced laborer in France and his subsequent deportation to Auschwitz.

Date
1898-2013  (inclusive)
1940-1947  (bulk)
Language
German
French
English
Extent
2 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ed Francell
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mary Francell-Sharfstein
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Record last modified: 2017-07-27 08:41:51
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