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Jeannette Hahlo papers

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection includes a post-war letter and diary kept by Jeannette "Jet" Hahlo during her time in Germany where she served as an interpreter with the United States government during the Nuremberg trials. The diary consists of transcribed correspondence written by Jet to her sister, Sylvia Hahlo.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Douglas and Mitchell Cohn
    Collection Creator
    Jeanette Hahlo
    Biography
    Jeannette "Jet" Hahlo (circa 1886-1988) was born in New York to Henriette (b. circa 1863) and her husband and had one sister, Sylvia (b. circa 1888). Prior to the war Jet worked as a translator at the Metropolitan Opera House. Immediately following the war Jet served as an interpreter for the U.S government during the Nuremberg trials.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    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
    Hahlo, Jeanette.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The Jeanette Hahlo papers were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Mitchell and Douglas Cohn, sons of Robert A. Cohn. Robert was the son of Jeannette's
    cousin.
    Funding Note
    The accessibility of this collection was made possible by the generous donors to our crowdfunded Save Their Stories campaign.
    Special Collection
    Save Their Stories
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-11 13:19:04
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