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Ellinor and Evelyn Perl hug each other on a Berlin street while their parents look on.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 29895

Ellinor and Evelyn Perl hug each other on a Berlin street while their parents look on.

Ellinor (now Eleanor) and Evelyn Perl, twin sisters were born in Berlin in 1938 to Ernst and Frieda (nee Heimann) Perl. The family fled to Lisbon via Paris and succeeded in sailing to the United States on board the SS Nyassa on May 25, 1941. They settled in New York where the girls attended a pre-school for Jewish refugee children.

Date
1939 - 1940
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Evelyn Perl
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Record last modified: 2007-02-13 00:00:00
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