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Sonja Speyer Echt papers

Document | Accession Number: 2019.260.1

Consists of a passport, photographs, documents, and correspondence pertaining to the experiences of Sonja (Sofie) Speyer Echt, formerly of Guxhagen, Germany and later of the United States. Sonja immigrated to the United States aboard the SS Manhattan in February 1938. Her parents, Emannuel and Betty, and siblings Rita and Siegfried, remained in Germany. In 1941, the Speyers and their two children were deported to Riga. Only Rita survived the Holocaust and later joined her sister in the United States.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irving Birkner
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Record last modified: 2019-07-30 15:31:26
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