Leslie Nichols collection
1935 August-1935 September
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Thomas Knutsen, Carolyn Landis, and Kathryn Riddle, in honor of Leslie Nichols
Consists of letters, dated August-September 1935, related to the efforts of Leslie Nichols of Cleveland, OH, to assist in the emigration of Dr. Walter Jaffe (who was half Jewish) and his wife, Sylvia Lavalle (who was not Jewish), of Berlin, Germany. Includes instructions on how to proceed, blank visa paperwork, a letter from Leslie Nichols to Judge Maurice Bernon of Cleveland asking for his assistance; and a letter from Leslie Nichols to Sylvia Lavalle informing her of his efforts on her behalf. The couple eventually survived the war in Paris.
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