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Ilie Wacs family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1998.180

The Ilie Wacs family papers consist of biographical materials and correspondence documenting members of Ilie Wacs’ family in Vienna and their emigration to Shanghai, photographs documenting the Wacs family and their friends, and printed materials documenting Jewish refugee life and Ilie Wacs’ participation in Jewish cultural youth organizations in Shanghai.
Deborah Wacs materials include identification papers. Henia Wacs materials include identification papers, registration records, and tax documents. Ilie Wacs materials include identification, membership, and travel papers; student records; ORT training records; and correspondence documenting Wacs’ participation in cultural activities in Shanghai. Moritz Wacs materials include identification and membership papers, training and employment records, business and professional association records, registration and tax records, and emigration records.
Photographs depict Ilie Wacs and his family and friends in Vienna, en route to Shanghai, and in Shanghai.
Printed materials include newspapers published for the refugee community in Shanghai, magazines and newsletters published and illustrated by Ilie Wacs and other members of the Jewish youth community in Shanghai, publications commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the establishment of the state of Israel, and cards and stamps illustrated by Wacs promoting the planting of memorial trees in Israel.

Date
inclusive:  1913-1951
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 box
1 folder
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 12:59:08
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