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Isidor Gross papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.433.1

The Isidor Gross papers consist of documents and photographs that concern the family, immigration, and United States Army service of German born Jew, Isidor Gross. After being arrested by the Gestapo in 1938, Isidor and his father Markus fled Aachen, Germany for the United States and successfully rescued his mother and two younger siblings from a holding camp. Included in this collection are several documents from Isidor’s childhood in Germany, among them, his birth certificate, school report card, and employment workbook. Also included are papers documenting Isidor’s naturalization as a United States citizen, his enlistment, assignments, coursework, and discharge from the US Army, and some material related to restitution claims. Photographs of the Gross family in Aachen and Brooklyn are also comprised in this collection.

inclusive:  1921-1997
bulk:  1936-1945
22 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judith Gross
Record last modified: 2020-10-07 13:30:01
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