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Weil family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.415.1

The collection documents the experiences of the Weil family of Mannheim, Germany during the Holocaust. Included is wartime correspondence from Max, Elfriede, Arno, and Ilse Weil in the Rivesaltes internment camp to Anne Weil (later Anne Wascou), who immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1938 on the MS. St. Louis; wartime and post-war correspondence of Anne trying to locate and learn the fate of her family; and restitution paperwork. The photographs depict pre-war family life, Anne Weil onboard the MS. St. Louis, and a photograph album of Anne’s that depicts life in Mannheim and the United States.

Date
approximately 1928-1981  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
.5 linear ft..
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anne Wascou
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:53:26
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