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Greta and Fred Burg papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.548.1

The collection documents the experiences of Manfred (Fred) and Greta (née Neumann) Burg, both originally from Vienna, Austria, who separately fled Europe to Sosúa, Dominican Republic during World War II. The collection includes letters to Fred in England and Sosúa from his family in Vienna and Lwów, Poland (Lviv, Ukraine); two immigration documents regarding Fred’s attempts to bring his mother and brother to Sosúa; Greta’s birth certificate and naturalization certificate; and photographs of the Burg and Neumann families, including depictions of family life in the Dominican Republic.

Date
1909-circa 1960  (inclusive)
1938-1948  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Letters.
Extent
6 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fay Silverman
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Record last modified: 2019-01-15 16:07:26
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