Karl Akiva and Ella Huppert Schwarz papers
The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of Karl Akiva Schwarz of Vienna, Austria and his wife Ella Huppert Schwarz of Bielsko-Biała, Poland, including their escape from Nazi-occupied Europe aboard the S.S. Pentcho, internments on Rhodes and in the Ferramonti concentration camp, and their immigration to Palestine. The collection includes biographical materials such as birth, marriage, and death certificates; documents from Ferramonti and Palestine; and wartime letters from family members in Poland. Photographs include depictions of the S.S. Pentcho; Ferramonti; Haifa, Israel; and pre-war family portraits.
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