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Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Zsigmond Steinmetz (b. July 8, 1891 in Felso-Viso), his wife Hanna (nee Felsenburg) Steinmetz (b. July 19, 1889 in Nagy Tapolczany) and their sons Norbert (b. October 10, 1925), Richard (b. May 16, 1928) and Alfred (b. January 30, 1931) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to them in Budapest.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 91637

Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Zsigmond Steinmetz (b. July 8, 1891 in Felso-Viso), his wife Hanna (nee Felsenburg) Steinmetz (b. July 19, 1889 in Nagy Tapolczany) and their sons Norbert (b. October 10, 1925), Richard (b. May 16, 1928) and Alfred (b. January 30, 1931) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to them in Budapest.

Richard, Alfred and Norbert Steinmetz are listed as Hungarian claimants. Szigmond (Asher Zelig), Chana and their three children all survived as well and moved to New York. The three children escaped to Romania until after the war. The adults used their Salvadoran papers in Budapest to stay out of the ghetto for as long as foreigners were exempt. Szigmond passed away in 1976 and Chana passed away in 1958.

Date
1942 September 16
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Enrico Mandel-Mantello
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Record last modified: 2010-12-27 00:00:00
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