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Jacob Kriegel papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.110.1

The collection documents the efforts of American Jacob Kriegel, originally of Nadworna, Poland, to assist with family and friends in Poland and Israel trying to immigrate to the United States during the Holocaust and afterwards. The bulk of the collection contains affidavits written by Kriegel, wartime financial and related documents including his efforts to help other local businesses encourage their workers to purchase war bonds, and correspondence. There is significant correspondence from Anna and Max Hutt, his only relatives in Europe, along with their daughter Zimmia, who survived the Holocaust. Other correspondence relates to Kriegel’s involvement with Zionist movements. Also included are a few family photographs.

Date
approximately 1914-1970  (inclusive)
1939-1958  (bulk)
Extent
.83 linear ft..
Extent
2 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Annette Rotter
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Record last modified: 2017-12-19 12:16:09
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