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Paul Tauchner document collection

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    The Paul Tauchner document collection primarily documents restrictions on Rosa Block (1867‐1942) as a Jewish woman in Germany, and it also includes photographs of Karl Hermann Frank, a postcard to someone interned at Theresienstadt, picture postcards depicting Adolf Hitler, and a form documenting Johanna Meisinger’s Aryan descent.
    Rosa Block materials include an identification card, a bulletin from the Jüdische Kultusvereinigung about restrictions on movable property of Jews, a solicitation for a mandatory contribution to the Jüdische Winterhilfe, a doctor’s bill, and correspondence documenting the Prussian State Bank’s efforts to expropriate bank shares from her and the requirement that her heirs after her death not be Jewish.
    inclusive:  circa 1938-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Paul Tauchner
    Collection Creator
    Paul Tauchner
    Paul Tauchner and his wife, Diana (née Horowicz), are children of parents who survived the Holocaust in Poland. He acquires Nazi-era collections at auction in order to keep such material publicly available. He lives in Munich and works as a patent and trademark attorney in chemistry and pharmacology.

    Physical Details

    5 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Paul Tauchner document collection is arranged as a single series: I. Paul Tauchner document collection, approximately 1938-1946

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Berlin (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Paul and Diana Tauchner donated the Paul Tauchner document collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 and 2001. The accession formerly cataloged as 2001.254 has been incorporated into this collection.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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