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Ahronheim and Less family papers

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    Consists of a typed copy of "The Legacy Project: A History of the Ahronheim/Less Family, Lüneburg, Germany" by Margaret McQuillan. The manuscript incorporates family history, archival documents, and photographs to describe the experiences of the Ahronheim and Less families, focusing on the experiences of Leopold Less, who was arrested and sent to Sachsenhausen after Kristallnacht, his wife Anna, and his son Walter. Walter emigrated to the United States in 1934; his parents joined him in 1941. Also includes a copy of the family tree and a bound set of copies of primary source documents related to Leopold Less, mainly related to property confiscation in Lüneburg.
    inclusive:  1933-2012
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Margaret McQuillan
    Collection Creator
    Margaret McQuillan

    Physical Details

    English German
    2 folders

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Donor retains copyright on "The Legacy Project." Other material 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Lüneburg (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Margaret McQuillan donated the collection related to her father, Walter Less, to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
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    2023-06-02 08:46:25
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