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Lindheim family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.206.1

The Lindheim family papers relate to the emigration experiences of the Lindheim family of Frankfurt am Main, Germany in 1939 and their efforts to assist other family members to leave Nazi occupied Belgium. The papers include identification documents, affidavits of support, correspondence, memoirs, restitution paperwork, and family photographs.

The Lindheim family correspondence consists of letters of recommendation and support for Berthold Lindheim as well as letters relating to travel arrangements. Restitution documents and related correspondence are also housed within this series.

The biographical material series consists of identification documents, visa application documents, and affidavits of support relating to Berthold, Hertha, and Fred Lindheim. A birth certificate, school registration certificate, vaccination certificate, and certificate of United States citizenship for Fred Lindheim are also included as well as photocopies of identification documents for Hugo, Mathilde, and Lore Lindheim dated 1938.

The manuscripts include a doctoral dissertation submitted by Berthold Lindheim to the University of Würzburg in 1923 and two memoirs written by Fred Lindheim, undated.

The photographs include Fred Lindheim, Betty Frankel (Hertha Lindheim’s mother), Hertha Lindheim, and Fred Lindheim in a group photograph in Malines, Belgium.

inclusive:  1923-2012
7 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fred Lindheim
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:03:23
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