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Herbert E. Kronfeld papers

Document | Accession Number: 2006.502.1

Collection consists of seven folders containing extensive documents concerning Herbert E. Kronfeld's efforts to get his extended family out of Germany to the United States. Includes extensive correspondence regarding his attempts to assist with the immigration of his elderly aunt, Nanette Scheuffele, who was interned in the Gurs concentration camp in France. The attempt, which was ultimately successful, involved correspondence and coordination with the State Department, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Pastor Adolf Freudenberg (in Switzerland), the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS-HICEM), the National Refugee Service, and members of the United States Senate (including Robert Wagner). Also includes correspondence with Mrs. Scheuffele during and after her internment and immigration, as well as her identification cards and application for naturalization.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arnold Kronfeld
Record last modified: 2022-05-02 13:54:25
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