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Anna Sved Blum papers

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    Description
    The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences Anna Sved Blum and her parents Dezső and Ernesztina (Segő) Sved of Budapest, Hungary. Included are birth, death and wedding certificates, photographs, report card, identification cards, immigration papers, family history documents, a personal narrative by Anna describing her Holocaust experiences, and a narrative/claim in German regarding the confiscation of belongings.
    Date
    inclusive:  1917-1990
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Leah Csapo
    Collection Creator
    Anna Blum
    Biography
    Anna Sved Blum (born Anna Sved, 1931-1990) was born in Budapest, Hungary to Dezső (born Dezső Schlesinger, b. 1900) and Ernesztina (née Segő, 1902-1976) Sved. Dezső worked as a merchant. After the German occupation of Hungary in 1944, Anna was no longer able to attend school, and the family was forced to move. In June 1944 Dezső was deported to a forced-labor camp. Anna and her mother went into hiding and moved several times to avoid deportation to a concentration camp. Anna immigrated to the United States in 1956 and settled in Madison, Wisconsin. Her parents immigrated to the United States by 1962. Anna married Andre Blum and they had two children, Ronald and Leah.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    7 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

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    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2018 by Leah Csapo, daughter of Anna Sved Blum.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:33:21
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