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Heinz Praeger collections

Document | Accession Number: 2015.488.1

Consists of photographs, copyprints, identity papers, documents, a Haggadah, a photograph album, and newspaper clippings documenting the life and Holocaust experiences of Heinz Praeger, originally of Berlin, Germany. Includes photographs of pre-war Kitzingen, Germany, copyprints of images taken at the 1936 Olympics, and documents and photographs related to Mr. Praeger's wartime life in Shanghai, where he worked as a photographer. Includes several documents related to Felicitas Hoffmann (later Praeger), who moved from Great Britain to Shanghai in 1939; the collection includes an Armed Forces published Haggadah given to the couple as they were emigrating to the United States in 1947. Also includes a draft copy of "My Friend Heinz," written by Mick Carlon, about Mr. Praeger and the friendship between the two men.

Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 photograph album.
Extent
1 oversize box
2 folders
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Crown Family.
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Record last modified: 2018-02-13 15:29:43
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