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Davidovic and Gottesman family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.347.1

Photographs and documents related to the family of David and Esther Davidovic, the donor's maternal grandparents, of Dorobratovo, Czechoslovakia (present-day Ukraine), including material related to the visit of their daughter (the donor's aunt), Florence Isaacs, who had immigrated to the United States, and returned to visit her family in Dorobratovo in 1939. Documents include a family photograph taken during the 1939 visit, other pre-war family photographs, Florence Davidovic's U.S. naturalization certificate, her travel documents, and a subsequent letter from the U.S. Department of State in regard to her efforts to obtain a visa for her brother, Miklos. Also includes documents and photographs of the donor's aunt, Lea (Lenka) Goldstein, who died in Czechoslovakia after the war, and documents related to the donor's father, Leib Bernat Gottesman, including a certificate showing he had been a forced laborer and a prisoner at Mauthausen, pre-war photographs, as well as post-war documentation of his business as a kosher butcher in Ustí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia.

Date
1922-1948  (inclusive)
Extent
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lois Gottesman
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Record last modified: 2018-02-06 13:51:28
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