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Brown leather wallet brought with Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2017.164.3

Brown leather wallet brought with Drs. Hildegard and Johannes Bielski, who left for the United States, with their daughter Mation, in November 1939. In July 1938, the Drs. Bielski were forbidden to practice medicine because they were Jewish. With assistance from a family friend, they received US visas. Marion later married Herbert Boxer who fled Nazi-occupied Europe with his parents, arriving in the US in 1940.

Date
1939 November  (emigration)
Classification
Dress Accessories
Object Type
Wallets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lori Stevens
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Record last modified: 2018-08-28 07:46:43
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