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Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Felix Goldschmidt (b. August 4, 1898 in Paris) and Marguerite Goldschmidt (b. May 23, 1903 in Berlin), and their children Beatrice (b. June 19, 1928), Eve (b. September 5, 1929), Jules (b. April 21, 1931), Mathilde (b. November 2, 1932) and Rene (b. January 31, 1936) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sen to their residence in Mezieres-en-Brenne.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 86016

Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Felix Goldschmidt (b. August 4, 1898 in Paris) and Marguerite Goldschmidt (b. May 23, 1903 in Berlin), and their children Beatrice (b. June 19, 1928), Eve (b. September 5, 1929), Jules (b. April 21, 1931), Mathilde (b. November 2, 1932) and Rene (b. January 31, 1936) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sen to their residence in Mezieres-en-Brenne.

The certificate was probably requested by the Felix's brother of Felix, Robert Goldschmidt who was living with his family in Montreux (Canton de Vaux - Suisse). When the certificate was sent, the youngest children Jules, Rene and Mathilde had already left for Switzerland. Felix jumped from a deportation train and survived the war in hiding. His mother came to Switzerland with the oldest children. After the war Felix headed the Chateau de la Borie children's home. The family did receive the certificate and kept their copy until they donated it to the Salvadoran government in 2008.

Date
1943 August 25
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Enrico Mandel-Mantello
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Record last modified: 2010-11-17 00:00:00
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