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Diary of Nelly Epstein

Document | Accession Number: 2018.611.1

The diary of Nelly Epstein includes entries, drawings, clippings, and maps written from January 1, 1935 - January 18, 1943. In the diary, Nelly initially writes about friends and family in Vienna, school, vacations, and theater performances. In the later years she documents her four month journey with her husband Emil Katscher and a group of Zionists fleeing via the Danube to the Black Sea and then to Haifa, Palestine. Upon arrival, Nelly was interned for eight months in a British detention camp near Haifa. The diary ends when her husband, who joined the military, is deployed to Egypt.

Date
inclusive:  1935 January 01-1943 January 18
Language
German
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Extent
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Crown Family.
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Record last modified: 2019-07-02 15:02:32
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