Weinmann family papers
The Weinmann family papers contains primarily financial and immigration papers for Gustav Weinmann, and documents relating to his efforts to escape Vienna, Austria. The financial documents cover primarily restitution and transfers of money. This includes attempts to transfer funds, collect pensions, and other efforts to receive money owed. Also included are tax documents concerning the Jewish “Atonement Fee,” levied after Kristallnacht, documents concerning the sale of Gustav’s tobacco shop, and a lawsuit filed after Gustav’s dismissal from his job following his incarceration at Dachau. The immigration series documents the efforts made by Gustav and his family as they attempted to flee Vienna. This includes passports and affidavits, and correspondence concerning immigration to Cuba. Also included are preparation documents for immigration, such as police clearance certificates, medical certificates, and applications for visas. The correspondence series contains a letter and postcard written by Gustav while he was imprisoned in Dachau.
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