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Dingfelder and Wolff families papers

Document | Accession Number: 1998.69

The Dingfelder and Wolff families papers contains photographs of the Dingfelder family before World War II in Plauen, Germany, the family aboard the MS St. Louis, a photograph of Rudi Dingfelder after liberation in 1945, as well as a studio photograph of Aline and Arthur Wolff, circa 1920s, and an undated tourist postcard of the MS St. Louis.

Correspondence in the papers includes a typewritten letter written by Rudi Dingfelder in English regarding his wartime experiences imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp, Buchenwald concentration camp, and other slave labor camps, August 12, 1945; two Jewish New Years cards from Rudi Dingfelder written in German and Hebrew, 1938-1939; two letters written in German by “Hedwig,” May 11, 1939 and June 21, 1939; an official letter issued from Westerbork under the auspices of the Dutch Red Cross stating that Rudi Dingfelder was interned at the Westerbork transit camp, Vught concentration camp, and Auschwitz concentration camp, July 31, 1946.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1920-1946
Extent
2 folders
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:26
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