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Weil and Wolf families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2018.628.2

The Weil and Wolf families papers include biographical material, correspondence, and photographs documenting the experiences of Eric Weil and Anne Wolf and their families' pre-war lives in Augsburg and Mannheim, Germany and their immigration to the United States.

Biographical material includes a news clipping relating to Erich Weil’s service in the military, a letter from the U.S. military regarding Eric being awarded the Purple Heart, a deregistration form, birth certificates for Auguste (Anne) Wolf, Susan Weil, and Eric Weil, correspondence received from the Red Cross regarding the fate of Minna Wolf, and materials from Christie's auction house regarding the sale of a family painting.

Correspondence includes wartime letters from Joseph Landmann, family correspondence from Augsburg, Germany, V-mail from Minna to Pfc Henry Landman, and letters from Minna in Germany to her children, including Henry and Joseph.

Photographs include pre-war photographs of the Weil and Wolf families in Germany and the United States. Weil family photographs depict Eric, Jenny, Max, Hannalore, Max’s brother Morris, Walter, and Ellen in Mannheim, Germany before the war and In New York. Wolf family photographs depict Minna, Anne, Else, and Joseph, Regina, and Joan Landmann in Augsburg, Germany before the war as well as Anna and the Landmann family in New York after they immigrated to the United States in the late 1930s.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1914-1997
bulk:  1916-1945
Language
English
German
Extent
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Susan M. Friedman
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:30
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