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Trudy Katzer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.175.1

The Trudy Katzer papers contain documents relating to Trudy Katzer and her grandfather, Levi Katz. Included in the papers are memoirs and family histories written by Levi Katz, his refugee card, and his correspondence. Other material includes Trudy’s letters to the family that sheltered her through the war, some photographs of her, and news clippings.

The Trudy Katzer papers contain material created by Trudy Katzer and her grandfather, Levi Katz. Most prominent in the collection are four memoirs written by Levi Katz, concerning the history of his life and family. His correspondence contains letters to relatives, from the mayor of his hometown of Borken, and from the Swiss Office of Palestine regarding his immigration. Trudy’s papers include correspondence written to the de Bruins, the family that took her in during the war. There are also photographs of both Trudy, and her mother Margareta, taken at a young age. Also included are news clippings and a prayer book which was given to Walther and Margareta on their wedding day.

Date
inclusive:  1914-1976
Extent
11 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Trudy Katzer
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:07:33
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