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Simon and Elvire Mendels sit in the kitchen of the Hotel de Aardbol in Amsterdam.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 33710

Simon and Elvire Mendels sit in the kitchen of the Hotel de Aardbol in Amsterdam.

Elvire not Jewish and kept working as the owner of the hotel during WWII. She and Simon divorced at the beginning of the war to protect her. He spent the war in hiding in the hotel itself. They remarried after the war.

Date
1946
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Jacqueline Birn
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Record last modified: 2008-07-18 00:00:00
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