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Siegfried and Alma Seligmann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1991.153

The Siegfried and Alma Seligmann family papers consist of biographical materials, camp documents, and emigration and immigration records documenting the Seligmanns’ journey aboard the SS St. Louis, return to Europe and brief stay in Belgium, internment in France, and immigration to the United States via Lisbon.
Biographical materials include identification papers, German and Belgian registration certificates, and vaccination certificates.
Camp documents include lyrics to the Gurs and St. Cyprien camp song “Ich kann sie nicht mehr seh’n die Pyrénéen,” a summons to appear in Gurs, and a certificate of good conduct from Les Milles.
Emigration and immigration records include correspondence documenting support the family received as refugees in Belgium and their efforts to obtain American visas and book passage to the United States as well as travel documents from their journeys aboard the St. Louis and the Portuguese ship Colonial that brought them to the United States.

Date
inclusive:  1938-1941
Extent
8 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ursula Lowenstein
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 14:55:39
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