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Ruth Reed family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.510.2

The collection primarily contains pre-war photographs of Ruth Reed (née Feldman) and her family in Katowice, Poland, along with post-war identification papers, correspondence, photographs, and restitution claims paperwork. Also included are wartime photographs of her paternal relatives in the Noher family who moved to Wellington, New Zealand prior to the war.

The biographical materials include a small amount of documents related to members of the Noher and Bromberger families, a family tree, Hans Noher’s death certificate, post-war identification papers of Ruth Reed, handwritten notes regarding her Holocaust experiences, and restitution claims paperwork primarily filed with the Claims Conference.

The correspondence contains a letter written to Ruth from her cousin Hans in 1946 regarding Max Noher, a possible relative who also survived the war. There are also letters from the Red Cross regarding Ruth’s search for the fates of family members, a letter from Ruth to her mother, and a letter from Ruth’s uncle Bruno Noher.

The photographs contain pre-war depictions of Ruth Reed as a child and young woman in Katowice, her parents, and various members of the Noher family. There are also some wartime and post-war photographs of her paternal relatives in the Noher family who moved to Wellington, New Zealand prior to the war.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1910-2016
Language
German
English
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Betina Reid.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Betina Reid
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-09 10:18:57
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