Edith Cord collection
Contains material documenting the experiences of the Mayer family while in French concentration camps and in hiding under false names. Contains a letter from the Rivesaltes concentration camp from father to wife and children (8/25/42) just prior to deportation; the last postcard from a father sent prior to deportation to Germany (9/3/42); the last postcard sent from donor's brother Kurt to mother and Edith (8/23/42), Bram, France; two envelopes, one from donor's father sent from Camp de Rivesaltes, and second addressed to donor from Red Cross postmarked January 19, 1945; French residence permit issued to Anna Mayer, March 27, 1942; Monlaur certificate allowing Mrs. Mayer to remain at home until further notice; report card for 1943-44 for donor using false name Elise Maillet; birth certificate issued June 23, 1939 for Edith Mayer with the addition of the name "Sara"; false birth certificate issued to Elise, daughter of Jules Maillet; and fifteen original photos, prewar and wartime of donor and family members.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Edith Cord
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