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Pistiner family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.187.1

Correspondence, travel documents, photographs, certificates, and printed materials related to the history of the family of Josef Pistiner, including his parents, Aron and Taube Pistiner, and brother, Max. Materials document the histories of Aron and Taube Pistiner’s families in Galicia and Bukovina, the World War I service of Aron Pistiner, the marriage and move of Aron and Taube to Berlin, the birth and childhood of their two sons, their business as furriers there, and their eventual emigration from Berlin in 1939, their stay in China and Manchuria, and immigration to the United States. Also included are documents from Josef Pistiner’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II, restitution files from the 1960s-1970s, and documents about a return trip to Berlin in 1986.

inclusive:  1899-2000
bulk:  1908-1972
3 boxes
1 oversize folder
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arona Pistiner
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 14:26:28
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