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Hockenheimer, Loewenthal, Fraenkel, and Brock families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.500.1

Consists of identity documents, correspondence, immigration paperwork, family tree information, photographs, and assorted memorabilia related to the Hockenheimer, Loewenthal, Fraenkel, and Brock families, with most documents about the Holocaust experiences of Julius and Lilli (Loewenthal) Hockenheimer and their children, Marianne and Rudolf (Rudy). The material, collected by Rudy Hockenheimer (now Ralph Hockley), documents the family's history and experiences in Germany; escape to Marseille, France; Julius's time in the internment camps of Les Milles and Gurs; Rudy Hockenheimer's work with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC); and the family's 1941 immigration to the United States on the ship Winnipeg, by way of Trinidad. Also includes material related to the history and experiences of the Eva (Fraenkel) Hockley and the Fraenkel family. Also includes materials about Howard Kershner, director of AFSC wartime relief operations in southern France, including a recording of his funeral service.

Date
1886-2016  (inclusive)
1938-1945  (bulk)
Language
English
German
French
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ralph M. Hockley
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Record last modified: 2018-03-04 12:08:25
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