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Sonja Speyer Echt papers

Document | Accession Number: 2019.260.1

The collection documents the pre-war, wartime, and post-war experiences of Sonja Speyer Echt, originally of Guxhagen, Germany, including her childhood in Guxhagen, immigration to the United States in February 1938 on a Kindertransport, and her efforts to receive restitution from Germany. Included is her German passport, a copy of her birth certificate, a wartime postcard from her family in Guxhagen, genealogy notes, One Thousand Children reunion materials, restitution claims, and photographs. The photographs include depictions of Sonja, her sister Rita, Berta, and family tombstones.

Date
inclusive:  1927-2014
Language
German
English
Extent
1 box
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irving Birkner
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:26:42
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