Gerson family collection
Documents and correspondence illustrating the experiences of Walter Gerson (b. 1913 in Homburg, Germany) and his parents Karl and Joanna Gerson. Walter immigrated to the United States, arriving November 15, 1938 aboard the Volendam. Collection includes certificates of birth, conduct, residence (all in Homburg), passports, and translations of many documents. Walter's parents were unable to immigate and were deported to Riga, Latvia on December 11, 1941 where they are presumed to have been killed.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ron Gerson
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