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Lotte Seligmann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2019.129.1

The collection consists of biographical material and photographs primarily documenting the pre-war life of Lotte Seligmann of Marsberg, Germany, including her studies and career as a nurse in Frankfurt am Main, prior to her immigration to the United States in 1938. Also documented in the collection are relatives in the Seligmann and Weitzenkorn families, and Lotte’s husband Henry Barak and his family.

Biographical material includes Lotte’s birth certificate, German passport, employment papers, report cards, and her and Henry’s naturalization certificates. Photographs consist of pre-war depictions of Lotte’s family, her mother’s family the Weitzenkorns, her husband Henry and his family, and Lotte in her nurse’s uniform in Germany. Included is a photograph of Lotte right after she arrived in the United States in 1938. There is also a photograph album with Lotte’s family and friends primarily in the late 1920s.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1916-1995
bulk:  1924-1944
Language
German
English
Extent
9 folders
1 book enclosure
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eve Ida Barak
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Record last modified: 2019-06-10 13:49:00
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