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Pollatschek family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.220.1

Correspondence, chiefly from Henriette Pollatschek, written circa 1939-1942, and sent from Czechoslovakia to her son, Friedrich, and his family, first in Cuba and then the United States. The correspondence describes Henriette Pollatschek's attempts to emigrate, and conditions in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during this period, including forced relocations, liquidation of property and assets, and anti-Semitic measures, as well as Pollatschek's response to them. Also includes correspondence from Friedrich Pollaschek (later Polt), with various immigration authorities, banks, shipping lines, and others, in his efforts to help his mother and sister emigrate from German-occupied Czechoslovakia.

Date
1939-1974  (inclusive)
1939-1942  (bulk)
Extent
11 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Renata Polt
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Record last modified: 2017-06-06 10:28:05
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