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Fred Weiss collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.408.1

Contains photographs, letters, and documents related to the wartime and postwar experiences of Wilhelm (William) and Regina Rusinek Weiss. Includes photographs showing Regina Rusinek in Volary, Czechoslovakia, soon after the liberation by the US Army in May 1945; later photographs depicting William and Regina in the Feldafing DP camp, in the Berlin Zoo and with their newborn son, Samuel, born 1946; documents related to the imprisonment of Regina in Grunberg forced labor camp and on a forced march to Volary; documents related to their immigration and sailing on the SS Gen. Heinzelman; and a letter from a former neighbor who wanted to purchase the building which belonged to the Rusinek family.

Genre/Form
Photographs.
Letters.
Extent
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sam, Fred and Michael Weiss In Memory of their Parents: Wilhelm William Weiss and Rifka Regina Rusinek Weiss
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Record last modified: 2019-08-01 12:56:08
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