Ernest Hartog family papers
The Ernest Hartog family papers include biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the Hartog family, Emil Hartog’s imprisonment in the concentration camp at Gurs and his family’s efforts to arrange for his release through Father Alexandre Glasberg and other channels, and Paula Hartog’s brothers, Albert and Hugo Josephs.
Biographical materials include authentic and forged identification papers; birth, marriage, vaccination, and prefectural certificates; and student, medical, and military records.
Correspondence consists primarily of letters and postcards from Emil Hartog to his wife and son while imprisoned in Gurs. The letters describe daily life and conditions in the camp, his health, and efforts to secure his release, for example through the aid of Father Alexandre Glasberg. Additional letters document Ernest Hartog’s efforts to locate his father after his deportation to Auschwitz.
Photographs depict Ernest, Paula, and Emil Hartog and Albert, Hugo, Erna, and Helga Josephs before the war in Gangelt and Aachen, during the war in Brussels, and after the war in Lyon.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ernest Hartog
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Also in Hartog family collection
Collection of documents, letters, photographs and a medal relating to the Hartog family during the time period surrounding the Holocaust. The collection includes correspondence from Camp de Gurs, France and documents from Belgium, France and Germany
Medal: Honor Cross for front line fighting issued to German Jewish man for service during World War I. The medal has an image of wreath of leaves with"1914/1918" written inside and is attached to a black, white and red striped ribbon. The medal was issued to Emil Hartog, dated October 23, 1934; Geilenkirchen, Germany