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Siegmund Sobel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection documents the pre-war, wartime, and post-war experiences of Siegmund Sobel, originally of Vienna, Austria, and his wife Gertrude Sobel, including their emigrations from Vienna to Shanghai, China in 1939, Shanghai to Israel in 1949, and Israel to the United States in 1951. Included is biographical material, immigration paperwork, photographs, and 141 homemade photograph albums made by Siegmund chronicling his life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Objects include a box, armband, film canisters, currency, pillow, purse, and two suitcases.
Provenance
The collection was purchased by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999 from Mary Catalina.
Date
1873-1965
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Siegmund Sobel papers

Document | Accession Number: 1999.1.1

Date
inclusive:  1873-1965
bulk:  1919-1963
 
Record last modified: 2021-10-29 11:46:07
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