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Rene and Raya Karschon papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.330.1

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.

Date
1938-1942  (inclusive)
Language
German
Polish
French
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of René Karschon
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:52:13
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