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Albert Neuwirt collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.248.1

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    Overview

    Description
    Consists of seven photographs, identification cards, and vaccination cards relating to Albert Neuwirt and his experiences as a refugee in the displaced persons camp in Landsberg am Lech, Germany.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-1949
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Albert Neuwirt
    Collection Creator
    Albert Neuwirt
    Biography
    Albert Neuwirt was born October 10, 1924 in Kraków, Poland to Moses Neuwirt and Lehrhaupt and had two siblings: Frieda (b. circa 1926) and Pesach (b. circa 1926). His sister, Frieda, passed before the war because of an illness. In 1939 his town was evacuated and his family left. An previous boss of his father hid them for several days. They returned to Kraków and their home was destroyed and they were placed in the Kraków ghetto. Albert was liberated from Buchenwald by United States armed forces in 1945 and spent some time in the Landsberg DP camp. In 1949 he immigrated to the United States. He married Matilda Neuwrit and had two children: Justin and Stephanie.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English German Polish
    Extent
    1 folder

    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

    Personal Name
    Neuwirt, Albert.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Albert Neuwirt in 1999.
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-12 14:00:25
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