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Francis Akos papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.174

Consist of materials relating to the Holocaust experience of Ferenc Akos Weinberg (later Francis Akos) as well as his experiences as a displaced person after World War II. The papers include a diary recounting his experiences at the Neuengamme concentration camp and the sinking of the Cap Arcona ship, which was a vessel used to evacuate refugees from West Prussia. Includes four photographs depicting a ceremony to memorialize the passengers who died when the Cap Arcona sank after a mistaken British attack. Also includes post-war passes and permissions identifying Akos as a former prisoner.

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