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Marion Strauss Sapir collection

Collection Summary
Documents, correspondence, books and artifacts illustrating the experiences of Siegfried Strauss (b. 1898) and spouse Margarit Wolff Strauss (b. 1902) both from Marburg, Germany and their children Marion (b. 1925) and Karl-Heinz (b. 1929) in Frankfurt, Germany. Letters between extended family who fled Nazi occupation and Strauss family who fled Germany for the Netherlands where they were arrested and interned in Westerbork. From there, they were deported to Theresienstadt and then Auschwitz. Margarit and Karl-Heinz did not survive. Siegfried and Marion survived and immigrated to the United States after the war.
Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Daniel Sapir.
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Strauss family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.565.1

inclusive:  1792-2003
bulk:  1844-1966
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 20:58:49
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