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Letter from the "Het Kinder-Comite" (The Children's Committee) in Amsterdam to Arthur Lichtenstein regarding a temporary residence permit for his sister Ilse Lichtenstein.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 66437

Letter from the "Het Kinder-Comite" (The Children's Committee) in Amsterdam to Arthur Lichtenstein regarding a temporary residence permit for his sister Ilse Lichtenstein.

The letter reads:
Help for foreign children
"The Children-Committee"
tel. 49902-49905-41078
telegram address: "Kindcom"
Bank account information:
Bank: Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij N.V. Amsterdam
Giro (endorsement) A.A.2000
Post endorsement 7879
Amsterdam, January 4, 1939
Mr. Artur Lichtenstein
120 South Quincy St.
Greenbay, Wisconsin
We wanted to inform you that the child, Ilse Lichtenstein born on February 24, 1923, has received a temporary ministerial residence permit that had been requested by you on (date line left blank).

In the connection with your request, we wanted to confirm that the Committee or the state who [arranges] the trip, and the permission for the named growing child [Ilse Lichtenstein] to reside in the Netherlands, will be compensated by you.

We estimate the monthly costs to be at the most a total of f 50.--, not including cases of serious illness or similar extraordinary circumstances. We request that you send us a permanent deposit of f 50.- for the time during which the government is looking for a home for the child, as well as another f 50.-for the first month, and to transfer this amount to the above mentioned Gironummer (bank account) or to the bank mentioned above. We will send you a monthly bill.
We request that you use the form attached here for written confirmation.
Respectfully
"Het Kinder-Comite"

Date
1939 January 04
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Ilse (Lichtenstein) Meyer
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