Ruth Fischel correspondence
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lee Rubin
Consists of one folder of correspondence between Ruth Fischel in Melbourne, Australia, and her distant relatives, Hermine Schwartz of Philadelphia, PA, and Annette Asher, of Atlanta, GA. In the letters, dated between 1947-1949, Ruth explained her family's Holocaust experiences, including the death of relatives in the Holocaust, her escape with her husband to Shanghai, life in wartime Shanghai, and receiving confirmation, in 1948, that her children had also been killed in the Holocaust. The letters also detail the Fischels' immigration to the United States in 1949.
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