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Ruth Salm Perlman collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.314.1

Consists of materials related to the Holocaust experiences of Ruth Salm Perlman, including a 1942 postcard sent to her from her family in Germany, while she was living in Denmark; postcards from the family who had sheltered her in Denmark (Aage and Signe Davidsen), sent to her after her deportation to Theresienstadt; a typewritten memoir by Ruth Salm Perlman; a copy of a document from the Danish Red Cross, attesting to her arrest and interment during the war; and a post-war book with photographs, compiled by Aage Davidsen, and describing their wartime experiences. Also includes pre-war family photographs; postwar photographs of the Davidsens, of Salm, and of friends; postwar identity and restitution documents; and handwritten lyrics to the song "Das Lied von Theresienstadt" [The Song of Theresienstadt], composed in October 1943 by Walter Lindenbaum.

Date
1929-2009  (inclusive)
1942-1954  (bulk)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 scrapbook.
Extent
4 folders
1 book enclosure
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dana Perlman and Jeani Adams
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Record last modified: 2018-04-13 14:05:23
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