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Lisa Fittko papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.149

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    Description
    The papers consist of three maps of Cerbère, France, and the Mediterranean coast and one envelope addressed to Lisa Fittko. The maps are as follows: (1) is a map of Port Vendres, printed on paper with inscriptions in ink, circa 1943. 27 3/4" x 29." (2) is a topographical map of Cerbere and the Mediterranean coast, printed on paper with inscriptions in ink, circa 1942-1943. Printed by the Institut Geographique National, Paris. Map is composed of 2 pieces glued together. 27" x 33." (3) is a topographical map of Cerbere and the Mediterranean coast, also printed by the Institut Geographique. It is composed of 4 pieces glued together. 26" x 60." The three maps were given to Lisa Fittko by her friend, Honoré Pratts, who was a pilot, or coastal patrol chief, of the village of Port-Vendres, France. Pratts was employed by the Germans to oversee the coastal waters of Port-Vendres. However, he was also the area chief of the French Resistance. He gave these maps to Fittko for her use. The envelope from the Centre Américain de Secours is addressed to Lisa Fittko. It once contained the torn piece of paper which matched the paper that refugees would present to the Fittkos when contacting the Fittkos in Banyuls-sur-Mer, France.
    Date
    creation:  circa 1942-1943

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Lisa Fittko papers is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Fittko, Lisa, 1909-

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The Lisa Fittkp papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Lisa Fittko in 1992.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-09 12:31:31
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