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Joseph Remi Fontaine letter

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.163

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    Overview

    Description
    The Joseph Remi Fontaine letter was sent by Joseph Fontaine, a member of the United States Army, to his parents on May 6, 1945. The letter describeds Fontaine's experiences with Army in Munich, Germany, and at the Dachau concentration camp. He provides details regarding the liberation of the camp, its survivors and victims, and buildings.
    Date
    creation:  1945 May 06

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Letter.
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Joseph Remi Fontainte letter is a single item.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Germany. Munich (Germany)
    Personal Name
    Fontaine, Joseph Remi.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    James La Fontaine donated the Joseph Remi Fontaine letter to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:22:37
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