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    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.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ron Gerson

    Physical Details

    German English
    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Geographic Name
    Homburg (Saarland, Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Ron Gerson.
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