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Van Pragh, Polak, Elias, and Wertheim families collection

Document | Accession Number: 2016.158.1

The collection includes photographs depicting the Van Praagh and Polak families a photocopy of the journal written by Therese (Tesi) Wertheim. The journal, written immediately post-war, describes Tesi's describers her wartime experiences between May 10, 1940 and April 3, 1945, including when the Germans invaded Enschede in the Netherlands, the arrest of her son, Martin, who was killed at Mauthausen in October 1941, anti-Jewish legislation, life in in the underground in Enschede, and the aerial attacks on the city.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1930-1945
Language
German
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Leo Van Praagh
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:27
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