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Morgenstern and Merkur families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.101.1

The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of the Morgenstern family of Barycz, Poland and Vienna, Austria, and the Merkur family of Vienna. The Morgenstern family materials include identification papers of Regina Morgenstern, who took a Kindertransport from Vienna to England in 1938; letters from her parents Taube and Mendel Morgenstern to her in London; and her diary from 1945. Also included are photographs of the Morgenstern family, including a photograph of Regina, Bernhard, and Helli Morgenstern reunited in Vienna after the war. The Merkur family materials include a book and loose sheet music of William’s father Herman Merkur, who was a musician in Austria; a prayer book belonging to Herman; William’s refugee identity card and post-war writings.

Date
1913-1995  (inclusive)
1913-1949  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Hebrew
Extent
12 folders
1 oversize box
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Janet Merkur
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Record last modified: 2018-08-24 09:53:31
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