Kurt (Chaim) Flaschner papers
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- USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Josef Flaschner, 2014.
Correspondence sent to Kurt (Chaim) Flaschner, following his emigration to Palestine (1939-1942), from his parents in Vienna, Josef and Regina Flaschner, who were subsequently deported to Maly Trostinec and perished there. Also includes other related correspondence sent to Kurt Flaschner, dating from approximately 1940-1950, from relatives in Czechoslovakia and Austria, and friends in Palestine. Contains news from family members in Austria, descriptions of conditions in Vienna in the months following Kristallnacht, discussions of acquaintances who had emigrated from Austria, and efforts to obtain an affidavit and other paperwork to enable Kurt Flaschner to immigrate to the United States, and later, regarding his parents' efforts to emigrate. Also includes correspondence from singer Melitta Heim, who provided a letter of reference for Kurt Flaschner, as well as a separate letter dated from 1866.
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