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Susan Laurents papers

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    The papers consist of a Jewish identification card ("Kennkarte") issued to Ilse Sara Waldheim in Köln (Cologne), Germany; a worker's book ("Arbeitsbuch") issued to Ilse Sara Waldheim in Cologne, Germany, and stamped by Federnfabrik Bernhard Stübecke; a change of address report ("Abmeldung") issued by the police to Ilse Sara Waldheim in Hemer, Germany; and a tax document ("Lohnsteuerkarte") issued to Ilse Sara Waldheim in Hemer, Germany.
    creation:  1939-1941
    Collection Creator
    Ilse Waldheim
    Ilse Sara Waldheim (née Steuer, 1904-1993) was born on September 15, 1904 in Cologne, Germany, to Albert Karl Steuer (1868-1942) and Julie Steuer (1875-1942). Her siblings include Margot Dreifuss (1901-1987), Ruth Wallach (b. 1907), and another unidentified sibling. Their parents, Albert and Julia Steuer perished at Treblinka concentration camp on September 25, 1942. Eventually, Ilse Steuer married Ernst Philip Waldheim (1904-1972) who was born in Germany. They had two children, Hans Waldheim (b. May 9, 1931) and Manfred Waldheim (June 19, 1935 - March 11, 2002). Ilse Waldheim and her sons sailed on the S.S. Serpa Pinto from Lisbon, Portugal arriving in New York on March 30, 1941. Ernst Phillip Waldheim died on December 27, 1972 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ilse Waldheim died in Houston, Texas on November 27, 1993.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Susan Laurents papers is arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Susan Laurents donated the papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:12:57
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