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Hauptmann family collection

Collection Summary
The collection documents the post-war experiences of Ignaz, Etta, and Karolina Hauptmann, including their life in the Ulm displaced persons camp from 1946-1949, immigration to the United States in 1949, and testimony in the trial against SS Officer Friedrich Hildebrandt. Included are Ulm DP camp identification cards, Karolina’s report cards, affidavits and testimony about the family’s Holocaust experiences, restitution paperwork, declarations of intention and naturalization certificates, documents and correspondence related to Ignaz and Etta’s testimony during the Bremen county trial against Friedrich Hildebrandt, and a transcript of an interview with Etta by her granddaughter Jessica Wilner Pollard. Additionally, there are photographs documenting Etta and Ignaz in pre-war Borysław, Poland (Boryslav, Ukraine), the Ulm DP camp, and aboard the USAT General Stuart Heintzelman on their way to the United States in 1949.
Carol Wilner donated items from the Hauptmann family collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2018.
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Hauptmann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.428.2

inclusive:  1932-1994
bulk:  1946-1967
Hauptmann family papers

Oral history interview with Etta Hauptman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2018.491.2 | RG Number: RG-90.028.0001

interview:  1995 February 04-1995 February 25
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 11:43:12
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