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Erwin Schattner family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.595.2

Documents and correspondence related to the career of Dr. Erwin Schattner, a physician in Vienna, his wife Ernestine, and their two daughters, Ruth and Hannah. Includes birth, education, residency, citizenship, academic, legal, and professional documents related to Erwin Schattner’s education and career in Austria, his emigration with his wife and daughters from Vienna to the United States in 1938-1940, his establishment as a physician in New York, and attempts to gain restitution in the 1960s. Also contains correspondence related to efforts to assist Ernestine’s sister, Emma Spirer, to immigrate to the United States after the war, and correspondence from Ernestine’s parents, Samuel and Sala Weil, from Stanisławow, Poland, 1940.

Date
1914-1998  (inclusive)
1920-1948  (bulk)
Language
German
English
Polish
Extent
1 box
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Switzer
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Ruth Switzer
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Record last modified: 2018-11-30 15:17:02
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