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Also in Lewin family collection
The collection consists of documents and artifacts surrounding the experiences of Eva Lifschitz and Jakob Lewin, before and during World War II. Included in the collection are letters and documents relating to Eva who arrived in the United Kingdom on a Kindertransport in 1939, as well as documents and artifacts related to Jakob who was in hiding in Le Chambon, France, and then given refuge in Switzerland.
The Evan and Jack Lewin family papers consist of biographical material, family correspondence, emigration and immigration material, and photographic material documenting Eva Lewin’s Kindertransport in 1939, her life in the United Kingdom, and efforts to bring her brother to the United States, along with Jack Lewin’s time hiding in France and immigration to the United States. The collection also includes documents and correspondence regarding claims for property restitution and compensation for the Lifschitz family (Eva's family) as well as documents, correspondence, a photograph, and a German passport ("Reisepass") regarding Hans Lifschitz.