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Elfriede Toch collection

Document | Accession Number: 2016.243.1

Photographs, immigration documents, family tree, and other materials related to the childhood and emigration from Nazi-occupied Austria in June 1939 of Elfriede Toch, who was one of the "50 children" selected and sponsored by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus of Philadelphia. Collection includes family photographs from the period of her childhood in Austria, immigration and naturalization documents, including her German passport and American immigration documents; her autograph book, containing inscriptions and autographs from friends and family members in Austria, 1936-1939, and other emigre friends in Los Angeles after that; post-immigration family photographs; a family tree compiled by Toch's daughter, Carolyn, for a school project in 1966; and a United States one-dollar bill, representing the first dollar earned by the Tochs when they opened their new business in Los Angeles following immigration.

1925-1966  (inclusive)
1 box
1 folder (oversize)
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cynthia Ermert
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Record last modified: 2018-12-11 11:47:44
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