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Object ID

2014.1.445

Object Name

Record, Immigration

Date

4-1-1940

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Description

Tan document titled, "Directory of Jewish Refugees." Includes writing in Chinese and English and a pasted black and white photograph of a woman.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A page from the Directory of Jewish Refugees, stamped by the local Committee For Assistance of European Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, formed in 1938 by prominent local Jews with some assistance from the "Joint" in New York. Hinde Gottesfeld, a forty-nine year old German housekeeeper of German nationality, left for Shanghai in 1938 from Vienna. Nazi policy encouraged Jewish emigration from Germany, but other countries were either limiting or denying entry to Jews.

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 8 3/4"

Keywords

refugee, Shanghai, Vienna, Directory of Jewish Refugees, Committee For Assistance of European Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

Immigration Record for Hinde Gottesfeld, a Jewish Refugee in Shanghai, China

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