Violet Herkovits Mainzer collection
Contains documents, photographs and correspondence regarding the experiences of Rabbi Boril Herschkovics, who immigrated to the United States in the late 1920s ahead of his immediate family. Documents include recommendations of employment for Boril. Also includes correspondence with organizations including the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Society regarding the efforts of his daughter Alice Herst to arrange for the immigration of Edith and Rose Herskovits, then in Hungary, to join the rest of the family in the United States.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Violet Mainzer
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Also in Violet Herkovits Mainzer collection
Documents, photographs and correspondence illustrating the experiences of Rabbi Boril Herschkovics who immigrated to the United States in the late 1920s ahead of his immediate family. Documents include recommendations of employment for Boril as well as later efforts in 1941, of his daughter Alice, already in the United States, to bring over her sister and mother Edith and Rose, who eventually joined Alice and Violet (who arrived in 1939) and Boril in the United States. Also includes the oral testimony of Iby Mainzer and Martin Mainzer.