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Gertrude and William Nagel papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.527.1

The Gertrude and William Nagel papers include photographs, birth certificates, education records, correspondence, and passports documenting Gertrude and William Nagel’s prewar experiences in Vienna, Austria as well as their wartime immigration to the United States, William Nagel’s service in the United States Army, and their families. Documents include records of William Nagel’s education in Vienna, Austria; naturalization as a U.S. citizen; enlistment in the U.S. Army; service as an intelligence officer interrogating German POWs in Germany; and honorable discharge with several commendations. Photographs of William Nagel’s parents, Fritz and Helene Nagelberg, are also included. The collection also contains records of the Juris family including birth certificates, photographs and correspondence, as well as an Israeli land registration and Gertrude Nagel’s creative postwar writings.

Date
inclusive:  1914-circa 2000
bulk:  1938-1946
Language
English
German
Hebrew
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Arlene Bekman
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Record last modified: 2019-05-06 13:48:30
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