Schulhof family papers
The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of Joseph, Charlotte, and Peter Schulhof of Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic) as refugees in Shanghai and Tientsin (Tianjin), China from 1940-1948. Included are biographical materials such as identification papers, employment documentation, marriage papers, and family genealogy research; wartime correspondence with relatives in the United States and Europe, many of whom would perish at Auschwitz; immigration papers documenting the family’s emigration from Czechoslovakia to China in 1940 and their immigration to the United States in 1948; and photographs primarily depicting pre-war life in Europe and their experiences in China.
1 oversize box
8 oversize folders
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Peter Schulhof
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Also in Schulhof family collection
Correspondence, documents, photographs, album, and printed material, related to the history of the families of Joseph and Charlotte (nee Poras) Schulhof, and their son, Peter, originally of Prague, Czechoslovakia, documenting their emigration in 1940, following the German occupation of their homeland, and their time living as refugees in Shanghai and Tianjin (Tientsin), China, from 1940-1948, prior to their immigration to the United States. Also includes photographs (8), from family album of Peter Schulhof, that were sent subsequent to the initial shipment, depicting Schulhof, his parents, and other family members in pre-World War II Europe, on their voyage to China in 1940, and in China between 1940 and 1943.
Letter dated 4th November, 1948 with attached commemorative metal plaque: "To Mr. J. Schulhof with best wishes from the colleagues, Liebermann Waelchli & Co, Tientsin, China. 1st November 1948"