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Arnold Mechur papers

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    Consists of documents and a photograph related to Arnold Mechur's pre-war schooling and training as a tailor in Berlin, Germany. Also includes a 1937 photograph of three boys, Mechur's immigration documents for his 1940 emigration from Europe to Cuba, his naturalization papers for the United States, and a program noting his participation in a 1974 art show in southern Florida.
    inclusive:  1927-1974
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eve Jeanette Blohm
    Collection Creator
    Arnold Mechur
    Arnold Mechur was born on July 24, 1915 in Berlin, Germany. Arnold was one the youngest of of twelve children born to Herman Mechur and his wife. Several of the children, who were all half-Jewish, immigrated to the United States in the early 20th century. Arnold attended school in Berlin, training as a tailor. In 1940, Arnold escaped to Trieste and from there, to Cuba. In Cuba, he met and married Sara Schlee, originally of Debrecen, who was not Jewish. They immigrated to the United States together, settling in Cleveland.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Mechur, Arnold.

    Administrative Notes

    Eve Blohm donated her father's collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
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