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Karliner family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1999.3.32

The Karliner family papers consist of wartime correspondence and photographs taken of the Karliner family in Germany before World War II, aboard the MS St. Louis, in France while in hiding at Oeuvre de secours aux enfants (OSE) homes, and during the post-war years.

The correspondence is written by members of the Karliner family, many of whom perished in the Holocaust at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Written by Joseph, Martha, Ilse, Ruth, and Walter Karliner, the letters are dated circa 1927-1944.

The Karliner family photographs include photographs of Josef Karliner’s store; the family in Peiskretscham, Germany, circa 1909-1930s; the family aboard the MS St. Louis; and Ilse Karliner in Mirebeau, France, 1942. The photographs also include Walter Karliner, Hebert Karliner, and other Jewish refugees at various Oeuvre de secours aux enfants (OSE) homes in France, circa 1942-1946.

inclusive:  circa 1909-1951
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Herbert Karliner
Record last modified: 2022-01-25 12:16:28
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