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Edith Horn family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.573.1

Correspondence regarding the attempt by the Horn family, originally of Vorst, Germany, to obtain restitution from the German government, primarily for property seized from them during the Holocaust. Correspondence is between representatives of the West German government, and attorneys representing the families of Karl and Irene Horn (and their son Werner), as well as Max and Hilde Horn (and their daughter, Edith), in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Germany, between 1949 and 1981. Also included is family correspondence from a the brother of Irene Horn, Walter Eckstein, in Kibbutz Givat Hayim Ichud, Israel, 1955-1968. The collection also contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with Edith Horn, and her husband, Werner Horn, in 2000.

Date
1924-2000  (inclusive)
1949-1963  (bulk)
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Edith Horn
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Record last modified: 2017-09-28 11:03:42
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