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Erika Ziemlichova collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.177.1

Contains an autograph (“Poesie”) book that belonged to Erika Ziemlichova (donor’s mother, later Erika Campbell), born in Krnov, Czechoslovakia, who was sent by her parents in 1939 to stay with relatives in Guatemala City. Erika was not successful in her attempts to bring her parents and younger sister to join her in Guatemala. The book includes inscriptions, signatures, inserted notes, loose pages and a cut out illustration. The collection also includes a memoir entitled "Something of Myself" written by Erika Campbell; 10 pages; typed; recollecting her departure from Czechoslovakia, brief stay in Hamburg to pick up her visa, and her journey on board the Cordillera ship to Guatemala in 1939; in English; not dated.

2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nicholas Campbell
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:05:53
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