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Kim family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2019.360.1

The collection documents the pre-war and wartime lives of the Max and Regina Kim, Polish Jews who lived in Berlin, Germany with their daughter Betty before immigrating to the United States in 1937. Biographical materials consist of clippings, birth certificates, identification papers, and marriage documents. Included are clippings from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Max Kim and Chaim Korngold’s Berliner Zionistische Vereingung identification cards, Max’s Fremdenpass issued in Germany, Regina’s Polish passport, and Max and Regina’s marriage papers. Immigration papers include an affidavit by Max’s brother Jacob Kiem and correspondence by Congressman Edwin M. Schaefer and Secretary of State Cordell Hull regarding the visa applications of the Kim family. Correspondence includes pre-war and wartime letters exchanged by the Kim and Korngold families, including Regina’s sister Bronia. Photographs consist of pre-war depictions of family members including Regina’s father Israel, Max and Regina’s wedding day, and Betty’s kindergarten class.

inclusive:  1915-1983
bulk:  1929-1941
1 box
2 folder (oversize)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Betty Kim Rudolph
Record last modified: 2021-11-22 11:24:36
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