Ruth Mueller papers
The Ruth Mueller papers include biographical material, a diary, correspondence, and photographs relating to the pre-war, wartime, and post-war experiences of Ruth Mueller and her family, originally of Frankfurt, Germany. Biographical material includes a birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate, and driver’s license for Paul, Ruth’s father, as well as a copy of a death certificate for Maria, Ruth’s mother. The diary is written in German and was started by Ruth in 1930. In the diary Ruth writes about escaping Germany, her voyage to the United States, and adjusting to life in America. The entries stop in 1943 then resume from 1960 to 1986. The collection also includes a family history book as well as photographs, a photo album, and a scrapbook documenting the Mueller family including pre-war and wartime photographs of family, friends, day trips, and a visit to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
1 book enclosure
1 oversize box
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Robert T. Slatoff
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