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Chaim and Sarah Levitan papers

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    Contains documents, identification cards, and certificates related to the experiences of Chaim and Sarah (Skirsky) Levitan. Contains a membership card for the Union of Jewish Students in Grenoble, France issued to Sarah Skirsky (later Levitan), dated December 15, 1927; a French identity card for Sarah Levitan, bearing stamps of Le Havre, France and noting Lithuanian citizenship, dated 1930; a French identity card for Chaim Levitan, noting Lithuanian citizenship; an identification card from the University of Grenoble, France, dated 1928; two certificates from a students' organization of Ghent, Belgium for Chaim Levitan, dated 1924-1926; a legal document for Chaim Levitan with Latvian postage stamp and two stamps of the rabbis of Liepaja, Latvia, dated 1929; a certificate from the Technikum for Chaim Levitan bearing the stamp of the institution, dated 1923; a reserve duty certificate issued to Chaim Levitan in Szawle (Šiauliai), Lithuania, dated 1931; an immigration certificate of Chaim and Sarah Levitan, dated September 1, 1933, indicating they left Riga on October 7, 1933, and sailed from Trieste on October 11, 1933, with an attached health card and letter with stamp of Liepaja and stamp of Eretz Yisrael office in Riga; and an invitation for Chaim Levitan to the IDF parade in Tel Aviv, dated May 6, 1957.
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of portions of this collection was made possible by the Philip and Janet Levin Foundation

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    1 folder

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    Acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:31:22
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