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Felix Lilienthal family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.524.1

The collection contains pre-war and wartime correspondence between members of the Lilienthal family of Wiesbaden, Germany. Pre-war correspondence includes letters sent to Saul Lilienthal, a cantor and teacher, from when he was living in Posen (present-day Poznan, Poland); Freiburg, Germany; and Wiesbaden; as well as general family correspondence. Wartime correspondence primarily contains letters sent to Felix Lilienthal, who immigrated to Treinta y Tres and then to Montevideo, Uruguay in 1938. Included are letters sent by Saul and Bertha Lilienthal from Wiesbaden in 1938, and then from Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 1939-1942; his brother Lebrecht and his wife Juliette in Amsterdam, his brother Theodor in Göteborg, Sweden; and other relatives and friends. Many letters contain notes written by other family members. Some letters also include typed transcriptions done by the donor. The collection also includes pre-war blank postcards; documents from the International Red Cross regarding the fates of Saul, Bertha, Lebrecht, and Juliette; and a restitution document.

inclusive:  1871-1960
bulk:  1871-1941
4 boxes
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rabbi Alejandro Lilienthal
Record last modified: 2021-11-22 15:33:03
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