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Rene and Raya Karschon papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2005.330.1

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    The papers document the experiences of Rene and Raya Karschon during the Holocaust. Includes documents, correspondence, and photographs relating to Rene's imprisonment in Camp de Gurs in France and his subsequent escape to Switzerland (dated 1941-1942) and letters and postcards written to Raya Levin, Rene Karschon's wife, in Switzerland from her relatives in Vilna, Poland (Vilnius, Lithuania) (dated 1938-1941). Also includes postcards and correspondence written by Rene Karschon while in Le Chambon, France, between 1941-1942.
    inclusive:  1938-1942
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of René Karschon

    Physical Details

    German Polish French
    1 folder

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    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Gurs (Concentration camp)

    Administrative Notes

    The papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Barbara Jungnitsch, the executor of the estate of Rene Karschon.
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