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Winter family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.549.3

The collection documents the experiences of Max and Anna Winter, along with their children Marianne and Stephen, who fled Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938 and immigrated to the United States in 1939 with the assistance of Joseph Bomberger, the father of Marianne’s pen pal Jane Bomberger in Reading, PA. The collection consists of immigration paperwork for the Winter family, including Austrian and Czechoslovakian passports, affidavits, and ship tickets; correspondence between the Winters and Bombergers; a small amount of biographical material related to Marianne; and photographs. Also included is immigration material related to Max’s brother Josef Winter who immigrated to Shanghai, and Max’s unsuccessful attempts to rescue his father Leopold Winter from Austria.

Date
approximately 1910-1954  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marianne Selinger
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stephen Winter
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Record last modified: 2018-09-13 12:00:00
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