Cloth rectangle painted with four national flags
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Also in Eva Hirschel collection
The collection consists of an embroidered textile, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Eva Hirschel, her mother and step father Hedwig and Max Hirschel, and brother Horst who fled Bresalu, Germany, for Shanghai, China, in 1940.
Date: approximately 1940
The collection documents the pre-war and Holocaust-era experiences of Hedwig, her daughter Eva, her husband Max, and his son Horst in Breslau, Germany (present-day Wrocław, Poland) until 1940 and Shanghai, China from 1940-1947. Included are identification and employment documents, testimonies, and photographs. Immigration papers primarily document Eva and Hedwig’s immigration to the United States in 1947.