Kurt Schwarz papers
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Idy Sherer
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.
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