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Edith Wornian family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.161.1

Documents related to the experiences of the donor's parents, in particular, Edith Wornian (née Affenkraut), and her status as a hidden child in Belgium during the occupation, including the smuggling of her through France to Spain, and her subsequent immigration to the United States and reunion with her family. Documents include a one-page typewritten narrative about her experience, official documents from Germany (birth and immunization certificates), affidavits, educational records, marriage certificates, and U.S. naturalization documents. Also included are documents related to her husband, Jack (Jakob) Wornian, including his post-war identification documents, U.S. naturalization certificate, and death certificate.
Accretion: Two documents for Jack Wornian (donor's father) and account of the experiences of Edith Wornian (donor's mother)

Date
1930-1975  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
USHMM Permanent Collection. Gift of Larry Wornian, 2015.
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Record last modified: 2018-02-13 09:27:46
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