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Sidney Lindenheim papers

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    The Sidney Lindenheim papers consist of German passports for Sidney, Jacob, and Eva Lindenheim, an immigration registration receipt for Chaskel, Gitta, and Amos Lindenheim, and an address book, notebook, and photograph taken aboard the SS Queen Mary documenting Sidney Lindenheim’s immigration to the United States in 1939. The address book and notebook contain addresses of friends and relatives in Europe and America as well as minimal notes about Lindenheim’s immigration.
    inclusive:  1939
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Victor Lindenheim, in memory of Jacob and Eva Lindenheim
    Collection Creator
    Sidney Lindenheim
    Sidney Lindenheim (b. 1924) was born Siegfried (Sigi, Ziggy) Lindenheim in Vienna to Jacob (Chaim, b. 1885) and Eva (Chawe, b. 1885) Lindenheim, who had relocated to Austria from Poland (Łuków and Skierniewice). Sidney immigrated to the United States via Cherbourg in March 1939, and Jacob and Eva immigrated via Genoa in February 1940.

    Physical Details

    German English
    6 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Sidney Lindenheim papers are arranged as a single series: I. Sidney Lindenheim papers, 1939

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Victor Lindenheim, Sidney Lindenheim’s son, donated the Sidney Lindenheim papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 and 1995. The accession formerly cataloged as 1995.A.0586 has been incorporated into this collection.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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