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Henny Wenkart papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.578.1

The collection contains passports, postcards, photographs, and printed material, related to the childhood and emigration of Henny (Henriette) Wenkart from Nazi-occupied Austria as one of the "50 children" on the transport organized by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus in June 1939. Includes childhood photographs of Wenkart and her family, German passports for Wenkart and her mother, Rose (Rachela) Wenkart, postcards sent by Wenkart's father, Hermann, including those sent to family members during World War I, and several publications containing poetry written by Wenkart reflecting on her experiences of emigration and being a refugee from Nazi Germany.

Date
1916-2013  (inclusive)
1928-1939  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Extent
3 publications.
24 photograph prints.
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henny Wenkart
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Record last modified: 2018-06-06 16:10:24
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