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Alfred Traum papers

Document | Accession Number: 1997.A.0153.2

The Alfred Traum papers consist of identification papers, a report card, family correspondence from Elias and Gita Traum in Vienna to their children in London, family photographs from Vienna, England, and Palestine, and a brief personal narrative documenting the Traum family from Vienna, and the family’s separation when Alfred and his sister, Ruth, were sent to England on a Kindertransport in 1939 and their parents were killed three years later in the Holocaust. Alfred’s personal narrative describes his memories of leaving his parents, staying with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Griggs of London through most of the war, learning that his family was killed in the Holocaust, volunteering to fight in the Israeli War of Independence, performing his British military service, meeting and marrying Josiane Aizenberg, moving to Haifa, and immigrating to the United States.

Date
approximately 1938-1997  (inclusive)
1938-1942  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
5 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alfred Traum
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Record last modified: 2018-03-06 08:57:52
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