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Benny Guinossar papers

Document | Accession Number: 2002.270.1

The collection consists of papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the Holocaust-era experiences of Benny Guinossar (born Benny Szczupak), originally of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Documents include two certificates from Ecoles Primaires Israelites for Benny and his brother Alfred, 1942; one certificate from D'Etudes Primaires for Alfred Szczupak, 1942; one Diplome d'Honneur for Alfred Szupak, for the school year 1941-1942; two documents received in Port de Bouc; document from Prefecture de la Seine attesting that Bernard Benjamin Szczupak was born on May 20, 1930 in Frankfurt and obtained elementary school education in March 1947; newspaper clippings regarding the Exodus 1947; and a vaccination certificate issued by OSE, Marseille March 16, 1948. Correspondence includes one postcard from Beaune La Rolande from Mme. Edelist; one letter from Beaune La Rolande, dated August 1 (no year); one letter from Benny’s uncle Paul in Paris to an uncle in Palestine, 1940; three letters from Frankfurt to Palestine, requesting visas; and two letters from World Ort Union to Mr. Bleiwas, 1948. Photographs include depictions of Benny in hiding, in Hachsara training, and in Hamburg.

inclusive:  1940-1948
1 folder
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Benny Guinossar
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:40
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