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Ludwig Hiss collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.124.1

The collection documents the post-war experiences of Ludwig Hiss of Borysław, Poland in the Zeilsheim displaced persons camp; other DP camps in Linz, Austria; and the Bellfaire orphanage in Cleveland, Ohio. Documents include a civilian transportation pass from Linz; a newspaper clipping describing Ludwig’s story; and two writings of Ludwig describing his experiences during and after the war. Photographs include depictions of the DP camps, Ludwig’s immigration to the United States onboard the SS Marine Perch, and the Bellfaire orphanage he lived in after he arrived. There are also a few pre-war photographs of the Hiss family in Borysław.

Date
1935-1961  (inclusive)
1945-1947  (bulk)
Language
English
Yiddish
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
8 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Laura Ginns
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Record last modified: 2017-11-06 15:22:05
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