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Michael J. Kraus papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.1067.1

The Michael J. Kraus papers contain documents and diaries concerning Kraus’s experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust. Selected by Dr. Josef Mengele as one of the "Birkenau Boys," Kraus was interned at Theresienstadt, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Mauthausen before being liberated in 1945. Included in his collection are records pertaining to his parent’s property and assets and letters his parents wrote from the concentration camps. Among the post-war material is correspondence between Michael and his liberators, a diary describing his memories from the war written between 1945 and 1947, and a memoir written after a journey back to Austria in 1994, among other materials.

Date
1937-1994  (inclusive)
1945-1947  (bulk)
Language
Czech
English
German
Extent
1.8 linear ft..
Extent
1 box
1 oversize box
17 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michael J. Kraus
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Record last modified: 2018-07-13 13:55:58
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