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Hauptmann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.428.2

The collection documents the post-war experiences of Ignaz, Etta, and Karolina Hauptmann, including their life in the Ulm displaced persons camp from 1946-1949, immigration to the United States in 1949, and testimony in the trial against SS Officer Friedrich Hildebrandt. Included are Ulm DP camp identification cards, Karolina’s report cards, affidavits and testimony about the family’s Holocaust experiences, restitution paperwork, declarations of intention and naturalization certificates, documents and correspondence related to Ignaz and Etta’s testimony during the Bremen county trial against Friedrich Hildebrandt, and a transcript of an interview with Etta by her granddaughter Jessica Wilner Pollard. Additionally, there are photographs documenting Etta and Ignaz in pre-war Borysław, Poland (Boryslav, Ukraine), the Ulm DP camp, and aboard the USAT General Stuart Heintzelman on their way to the United States in 1949.

Date
inclusive:  1932-1994
bulk:  1946-1967
Extent
9 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Carol Wilner
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Record last modified: 2019-03-22 10:27:46
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