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2015.2.203

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Notice

Date

1-25-1939

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Tan card with printed black text in English, including information written onto dotted lines in black cursive ink. Also includes a signature on the bottom right and printed red text.

Information Provided By Michael D. Bulmash: Group of items pertaining to the timely escape of a Jewish family from persecution in Hitler's Germany. Includes: (2015.2.202) a legalized copy of a letter from Chase National Bank to the American Consul in Vienna, Nov. 19, 1938, stating that the American Louis Cohen wishes to be responsible for the entrance of Salome Goldstein to the U.S., and further states that he maintains accounts at the bank and has been etended credit; (2015.2.201) a British National Identity card issued to Goldstein and signed by her on May 23, 1940; (2015.2.203) a Jan. 25, 1939 notice that the German Jewish Aid Committee in London has retained Goldstein's passport which presumably will remain in their possession until her future status is determined; (2015.2.204ab) a May 5, 1939 letter from a Jewish dressmaker in London stating that business conditions do not permit her to hire Goldstein; (2015.2.205a-c) a letter from a Mrs. Hoffman in London to Goldstein's parents in the U.S. who had just made the crossing, with Mrs. Hoffman relieved that they had arrived alive; (2015.2.206) a May 3, 1939 postcard from a Jewish friend or relative mentioning Budapest.

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3 1/2 x 5"

Keywords

German Jewish Aid Committee, London, Passport, Property Seizure, Salome Goldstein

Notice from the German Jewish Aid Committee in London to Salome Goldstein (German Family Escapes the Holocaust)

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