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Portfolio with notepad, pencil, ruler and nib holder brought with Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2017.164.5

Leather portfolio with a notepad, a pencil, ruler, and pen nib holder 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.

emigration:  1939 November
Object Type
Notebooks (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lori Stevens
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:35:49
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