Fellner family papers
The Fellner family papers document the immigration experiences of Rudolf and Anita Fellner, along with other family members, trying to escape Nazi persecution Austria and Germany in 1938-1939. The papers include identification papers, immigration papers, and photographs related to Rudolf’s emigration from Vienna, Austria to the United States, his conducting career, and his service in the United States Army; Anita Fellner’s emigration from Fischach, Germany via a Kindertransport; and the emigration difficulties Rudolf’s parents Eugen and Stefanie faced when leaving Vienna on the SS Pentcho, which shipwrecked near Greece in 1940, their time in makeshift refugee camps at Rhodes, Greece and the Ferramonti concentration camp in Italy.
1 oversize box
5 oversize folders
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Anita and Rudolf Fellner
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Anita and Rudolf Fellner
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Also in Rudolf and Anita Heufeld Fellner collection
The collection consists of a handkerchief, an embroidered textile, a pendant, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Rudolf Fellner and Anita Heufeld (Fellner) and other family members in Austria and Germany during and after the Holocaust, when Rudolf emigrated from Vienna to the United States and then served in the United States Army, his parents Eugen and Stefanie were shipwrecked during their 1940 emigration and interned, and Anita left Fischach, Germany, on a Kinderstransport. Accretion: Correspondence between Anita Heufeld and her family Correspondence between Rudolf Fellner and his family Correspondence between Anita Heufeld and Rudolf Fellner Documents related to the Fellner family in Slovakia prior to boarding the Pentcho Misc. documents and photographs related to the experiences of the Fellner and Heufeld families Book compiled by Jane Fellner describing the experiences of Stefanie Fellner
Teardrop shaped pendant with Hebrew inscriptions on both sides
Burlap patch embroidered with a series of names and the dates 1940-1946.
White handkerchief that belonged to Eugen Fellner.