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Carl Lutz Film Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2017.95
Collection Summary
Private films of Carl Lutz, a Swiss Vice-Consul in Budapest from 1942-1945. Lutz was involved in the rescue of tens of thousands of Jews. He was a passionate filmmaker and photographer. The film collection contains approximately 41 black and white and color films relating to Carl Lutz's family as well as his diplomatic career in the United States (St. Louis, Chicago, Washington), Palestine (Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Tel Aviv, Haifa), Switzerland (Lauterbrunnen, St. Moritz, Lugano, Interlaken), and Hungary (Budapest).
Date
1920-1951
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Carl Lutz with his wife Gertrud in America

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.6976 | Film ID: 4374


Carl Lutz family

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.6977 | Film ID: 4374


Carl and Gertrud Lutz in a garden

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.6978 | Film ID: 4374


Lutz travels with others on a train

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.6979 | Film ID: 4374


Budapest: city views; bathhouse; rose gardens

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.6980 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  1942

Jakob Künzler and Elisabeth Künzler-Bender on a roof terrace in Beirut

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.7147 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  circa 1935

Visiting America: World's Fair in Chicago; Washington, DC memorials; New York City

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.7148 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  1930-1934

Sightseeing in Palestine, circa 1930

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.7149 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  1930-1951

Switzerland in the 1930s; Hungary 1945

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.7150 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  1930-1945

Compiled short films by Carl Lutz

Film | Accession Number: 2017.95 | RG Number: RG-60.7151 | Film ID: 4374

Date
Event:  circa 1935
 
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