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Gelb and Heiser family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2015.364.1

Consists of identity papers, correspondence, photographs, genealogical material related to the pre-war lives, emigration, and families of Charlotte Kuhlfas (also Hochheiser, Heiser) and Martin Gelb. Charlotte emigrated from Czechoslovakia in 1937 and Martin in 1940; they married soon after his arrival. Includes letters he wrote to her in March 1940 as he was preparing to emigrate; family photographs, the machzor Martin purchased and inscribed after arriving in the United States; their identity cards and naturalization papers; family tree information for the Gelb and Heiser families; Charlotte's 1925 autograph (poesie) book; a copy of property ownership documents; and copies of passenger manifests.

Date
1931-2003  (inclusive)
Language
Czech
German
English
Extent
2 folders
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marilyn Greenwald
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 13:30:58
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