Johnson family papers
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lora Ross
Collection of documents, correspondence, and clippings relating to the Jonassohn (later Johnson) and Levi families in Germany, Cuba, and the United States before and during the Holocaust. Includes a German family book, US Certificates of Naturalization, a newspaper clipping from Havana, and correspondence sent to friends in Germany. Hans Jonassohn fled Germany for Mexico, but ended up in Cuba. Six months later his wife Betty and daughter Lora (donor) followed. They immigrated to the US in December 1940.
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Also in Johnson and Levi family collection
The collection consists of a hanukiyah, correspondence, documents, and clippings relating to the experiences of the Jonassohn (later Johnson) and Levi families in Germany, Cuba, and the United States before and during the Holocaust.
Hanukiyah or Hanukkah menorah recovered by Betty Ross after the war. It originally belonged to her brother Albert Levi who gave to someone for safe keeping during the war. It was returned to his sister Betty after Albert did not return. Betty and her daughter Lora left Germany for the United States in December 1940, where they joined their husband and father Hans Jonassohn.