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Eric Otto Sonneman collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.528.1

Consists of documents and photographs related to Eric Otto Sonneman, originally of Mannheim, Germany. Includes documents for application for a U.S. visa: his resume, school records, letters of recommendation for his work as a pharmacist’s apprentice and for his role as leader of the Jewish youth group Bund Deutsch-Jüdischer Jugend, character references, and forms prior to his emigration to the United States in 1939. Also includes pre-war, wartime, and post-war photographs of Sonneman and family, as well as testimony written by his father, Kurt Sonnemann, describing the circuitous journey that he and his wife, Berta Sonnemann, took in 1940, through the Soviet Union, China and Japan to reach the United States.

inclusive:  1928-1961
bulk:  1937-1939
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Toby Sonneman
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:43:46
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