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Gerszmon Ronie letter

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.117.1

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    Overview

    Description
    A letter written by Gerszmon Ronie, an inmate of the camp N1041 in Windsheim, in the American occupation zone in Germany. It is addressed to Mr. Trygvie Lie, Secretary General of the United Nations, and requests that Ronie be taken from Windsheim camp and be allowed to live in Palestine.
    Date
    inclusive:  1947 April 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Chris Valicenti
    Collection Creator
    Gerszmon Ronie
    Biography
    Beyond what is written in this letter, not much is known of Gerszmon Ronie. All that is known is that Ronie was living in the Windsheim displaced persons (DP) camp in Germany in 1947. The Windsheim DP camp was one of the most overcrowded camps in the area. In 1946, it frequently had 3,200 inhabitants, despite having capacity for only 2,500.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Gerszmon Ronie letter is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Windsheim (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 by Chris Valicenti.
    Further provenance to be determined.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 12:53:26
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