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Book of children's songs used by a German Jewish prewar refugee family

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.493.6

Book of children's songs possibly brought with 8 year old Nellie Wiesenthal when she escaped with her family from Nazi Germany to the United States in 1939. Not long after Hitler came to power in 1933, Nellie's father, Fritz, a physician, began planning to relocate his family to another country. In 1938, Fritz left for the US to make living arrangements for his wife, his two daughters, 17 year old Illa, and Nellie, and his mother Ernestine. He sent for Illa that fall. Nellie and her mother arrived by the spring of 1939. Ernestine left for England in 1939 and reached the US in 1942.

Title
Kinder-Lieder fur zwei Kleine
Date
1891  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Berlin (Germany)
Language
German
Category
Children's books
Object Type
Songbooks (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nellie Fink
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Record last modified: 2017-12-27 15:06:44
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