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Lilly Felddegen papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.473 | RG Number: RG-19.066

This collection contains primarily correspondence with some documents and pamphlets pertaining to
Lily Felddegen’s rescue of the Belgian children of La Hille and efforts to bring them to the United States
with the assistance of HIAS and several other wartime rescue organizations.

Series 1, Refugee Project: general information, contains letters, newspaper clippings, and booklets
requesting assistance for children in Belgium and the rest of Western Europe.

Series 2, Refugee assistance: Names of Child Refugees and of Organizations Providing Assistance,
contains files with the names of refugee children or of organizations, kept by Lily Felddegen which
attempted to rescue children and bring them to the United States. The folders include correspondence
about attempts to bring these children to the United States and information from relatives agreeing to
sponsor them.

Series 3, Family Correspondence, contains correspondence between Lily Felddegen and her niece and
other correspondence addressed to Lily and Albert Felddegen.

Series 4, Photographs, contains thirteen black and white photographs of a group of children from Tozer
des Orphelins, Brussels, interned in Leyre, (the Garonne) and one unidentified black and white
photograph, 1940 Oct.

inclusive:  1939-1956
4 boxes
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:40:09
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