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Ettelson family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Consists of a suitcase, wallet, photo album, photographs, newspapers, clippings, notebooks, documents, correspondence, ephemera, and other original material pertaining to the experiences of Ralph Ettelson who emigrated from Vilkaviskis, Lithuania to the Dominican Republic before the war. The collection includes correspondence and photographs pertaining to Ralph's mother, Itta Ettelson Shimenski, and his siblings Reveka and Max, who perished in the Holocaust. Additional photographs, correspondence, and clippings pertain to Jewish communities, and Jewish refugees, in the the Caribbean and Ralph's life in New York where he settled with his wife Anita Albam.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019 by Ralph Ettelson.
Date
approximately 1890-1945
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Suitcase

Object | Accession Number: 2019.107.2

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Record last modified: 2019-05-17 14:51:14
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