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Kurt Schwarz papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.580.1

Correspondence, photographs, telegrams, and documents related to the immigration of Kurt Schwarz, originally of Vienna, Austria, to the United States by way of Italy and Cuba, 1938-1940; as well as extensive correspondence from his mother, Helene Schwarz, in Vienna, 1938-1941. Includes telegrams from the American theatrical producer, Billy Rose, as he sought to help Kurt Schwarz immigrate to the United States, 1938-1939. Also includes later correspondence with Idy Sherer, the daughter of Kurt Schwarz, as she researched the fate of her grandmother, Helene Schwarz, as well as a bound volume and loose copies of the "Jüdische Rundschau," published in Havana, Cuba, during 1939-1940, during the period when Kurt Schwarz worked on its staff.

1938-2001  (inclusive)
1938-1941  (bulk)
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Idy Sherer
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Record last modified: 2018-09-26 08:42:10
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