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Gunther and Harry Rice correspondence

Document | Accession Number: 2015.198.1

The Gunther Rice and Harry Rice correspondence consists primarily of letters Gunther and Harry Rice received from family and friends in Germany and Poland. The correspondence details efforts made by Gunther’s mother, Lea Esther, and his uncle, Harry Rice, in trying to bring Lea Esther’s children to the United States. Much of the correspondence dates from 1938-1941, when Gunther’s family was deported to Poland from their home in Hamburg, Germany. Letters to Gunther describe the difficulties the family faces after their move to Poland, whereas the letters to Harry consist primarily of efforts to bring the Zloczower children to the United States. Also includes pre-war family correspondence to Harry Rice as well as documents related to family events.

inclusive:  1913-1948
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gunther Rice
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 23:21:36
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