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Fred Freuthal papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.527.1

The Fred Freuthal papers include correspondence, personal narratives, and photocopies of clippings and photographs documenting Fred Freuthal’s immigration to the United States as one of a group of children selected by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus ("the 50 children") in the spring of 1939, his parents’ immigration in the fall of 1939, and their efforts to help his grandmother immigrate in 1941. Correspondence includes letters and a postcard Fred Freuthal wrote to his parents in Vienna from France and the United States just before and after his immigration and a letter from a caregiver assuring his parents that he was doing well. The collection also includes photocopies of JDC correspondence documenting Grete Freuthal’s efforts to bring her mother to the United States. Brief personal narratives entitled "Paul and Grete Freuthal's Flight from Austria" and "The Freuthal Story" describe the immigration of Fred's parents, Paul and Grete, to the United States in September 1939. Photocopies of family photographs depict Fred Freuthal, his parents, and his grandmother in Austria and Fred at Camp Brith Shalom near Philadelphia. Photocopies of clippings depict the arrival of Fred’s and his parents’ ships in New York in the spring and fall of 1939.

inclusive:  1939-circa 1998
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fred Freuthal
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 14:34:05
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