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Flora Khermouch collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2001.168

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    Description
    The Flora Kermouch papers include four identification cards used by Flora Kermouch in German-occupied France and two satirical handbills. The identification cards include one genuine student ID using her name “Flora Hay,” two false IDs using the name “Francoise Henry,” and one blank ID. The two satirical handbills purport to be Hitler's last will and testament and were printed in France in August-September 1944.
    Date
    inclusive:  1942-1944
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Flora Khermouch
    Collection Creator
    Flora Khermouch
    Biography
    Flora Kermouch (1922-2017) was born Flora Hay in Baghdad, Iraq on September 18, 1922 to Isarel Nissim Hay and Hanini Hay. She found herself stranded in Toulouse during the Holocaust while her parents remained in Bagdhad. She credits the archbishop of Toulouse and local nuns with saving her. She married Harold Kermouch.

    Physical Details

    Language
    French
    Extent
    1 folder
    1 oversize folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Flora Kermouch papers are arranged as a single file.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    Flora Khermouch donated the Flora Kermouch papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2001.
    Record last modified:
    2023-04-19 15:23:44
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