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Hanna Yaari collection

Document | Accession Number: 2007.266.1

Collection of documents and letters between Edith and Samuel Jurovics, and their children, who were living in Berlin, Germany before the Holocaust and were then forced to disperse to England, the United States, France, Palestine and Switzerland. Samuel, who was living in New York City, passed away in 1942. Benjamin and Raphael, two of his children, immigrated to Palestine and exchanged mail between each other. Edith fled to the United Kingdom and was able to exchange correspondence. The middle child, Esra, who joined a Zionist youth organization in the Netherlands, was able to send correspondence briefly, then was deported to Auschwitz killing center in Poland where he perished. The two youngest children, Hanna [donor] and Miriam were hidden with relatives and were able to flee to Switzerland.

Genre/Form
Letters.
Postcards.
Extent
64 letters.
12 postcards.
1 copy print.
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hanna Yaari
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Record last modified: 2018-06-11 11:33:08
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