Wilfred Kay papers
Papers consist of six birth certificates that were reissued for Wilfred Kay's siblings: Szulem Iser Sholom Katz, Szymon [Shimon] Kac, Sima Kac, Ester-Leja [Lea] Kac, Ruchla [Rachel] Kac, and Benjamin Kac. All six perished in the Holocaust.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wilfred Kay
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Also in Wilfred Kay collection
Contains materials documenting the Holocaust experiences of Wilfred Kay and his family. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Collection consists of 13 photographs relating to Wilfred Kay and his experiences in Bad Reichenhall Displaced Persons camp, Bad Aibling youth camp, and Wartenberg.
One "Bescheiningung" issued to Szloma Kac by the IRO-ORT Technical Training and Boarding School in Rosenheim; typed in black ink; dated 25 February 1948; Rosenheim, Germany.
Consists of four IRO and ORT certificates of technical training, issued to the donor, Szlomo Katz, while he was a displaced person at Wartenberg and Rosenheim, Germany. Alternate spellings used in the certificates were "Katz Szloma," "Salomon Katz," and "Katz Szlojma."
Contains a memoir, 104 pages, about Wilfred Kay's Holocaust experiences.
The letter written by Joseph E. White, Chief Engineer/USAT "General R.L. Howe," recommends "Katz Solomon" [donor] as a "good and willing worker." White and Katz worked together bringing displaced persons from Bremerhaven, Germany, to New Orleans, LA.
Collection of three documents issued to Wilfred Kay [donor] while living as a displaced person in West Germany; dated 1945-1949; in German and English. Collection includes: certificate of residency as a refugee in West Germany, notarized certificate of identity, assurance form written by donor's immigration sponsors that he has a job and residence and will not be a burden to the U.S. Government.