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Larisch family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.29.1

The Larisch family papers include biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the Larisch family from Vienna, Austria, their time in England and India during the Holocaust, and their immigration to the United States after World War II. Biographical materials document Kurt Larisch, his wife Ramah, his parents Moritz and Dora, and his daughter Linda. They include identification papers, birth and marriage certificates, and immigration records. Correspondence includes a 1920 letter from Kurt to his grandmother; a 1941 letter from Ernst Polaček in Derventa, Bosnia to Moritz and Dora in London; a 1944 letter to Kurt about his graphic design work; a Red Cross form letter from Moritz tracing Ernst Polaček; and a 1947 Jewish Relief Association letter detailing the deportations of Clara Taussig Larisch, Edith Larisch, Arthur and Irma Reiner, and Dora Larisch Polatschek (Polaček). Photographs primarily depict Moritz, Dora, Walter, and Kurt Larisch before the Holocaust, including several by the Moritz Larisch studio in Vienna. Additional photographs depict Kurt, Ramah, and Linda Larisch in India during World War II, relatives and friends, and Moritz Larisch’s memorial plaque.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1900-1973
Extent
9 folders
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Linda Larisch
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-29 15:00:36
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