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Linhard family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.259.1

The collection contains documents, original and copied, as well as photographs, correspondence, and a manuscript memoir documenting the experiences of the Linhard family of Vienna, Austria and their efforts to emigrate following the German takeover in 1938. Includes a manuscript memoir by Alfred Linhard; copied documents related to his parents, Regina and Bernhard Linhard, including birth, marriage and death certificates; and letters Bernhard wrote to American aid organizations appealing for their assistance in helping him and his family to emigrate. Also includes family photographs, a prayer book with an inscription dated 1893 that likely belonged to Alfred’s sister Edith, documents related to Alfred's siblings, Peter and Franzi Linhard, and their immigration to the United States as part of the group of "50 children" sponsored by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus, and emigration documents issued to Alfred Linhard, including his German passport.

Date
1846-1993  (inclusive)
1938-1939  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Hebrew
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Memoir.
Extent
10 folders
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Steven Linhard and Marion Linhard
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Record last modified: 2018-07-13 13:57:14
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