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Silberschmidt Family Collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.485.1

Contains documents, photographs, and correspondence illustrating the experiences of Julianne Elise and her husband Fritz Silberschmidt, who fled Germany in 1939, leaving behind extended family. Included in the correspondence are a number of letters from Selma and Rudolf Silberschmidt, mother and brother of Fritz. Rudolph was deported and did not survive; Selma survived in hiding in the Netherlands. Also included are military documents issued to Selma's husband, a veteran of WWI who passed away in 1927, as well as documents illustrating efforts of Fritz and Julianne to leave in 1939.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Peter Silversmith
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 14:33:53
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