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Wallenfels family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.319.1

The collection documents the experiences of György Wallenfels, his wife Illona, and their children Miklos and Eva of Budapest, Hungary during the Holocaust. Included are identification papers, death certificates, correspondence, genealogy research, and a small amount of photographs that document the György’s conscription into the Hungarian army and his death from typhus in 1945; Illona’s deportation to the Ravensbrück and Buchenwald concentration camps in 1944; and Miklos and Eva’s deportation to the ghetto in Budapest; as well as pre-war family history. Also documented is the experiences of relative Manó Stern, a doctor in Budapest. Additionally, there is a family album assembled by Miklos’s son George that includes photographs and wartime documents, including a document from the Swiss embassy declaring that Manos Stern and his sister Berta have valid passports for emigration. The collection also contains several Hungarian newspapers from 1943. Many documents include translations.

inclusive:  1883-circa 2006
bulk:  1938-1949
2 boxes
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Miklos Wallenfels
Record last modified: 2020-07-14 14:14:37
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