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Object ID

2021.1.53

Object Name

Postcard

Date

2-21-1941

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Description

Postcard with green border on front and writing in black ink on back.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

Albert Moritz Schoenflies was an attorney, born in 1898. He was the son of Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, a German mathematician and professor, renowned for his contributions to set theory and crystallography. Albert was married to Ilse Cacile Eisenberg in Frankfurt. They lived with their sons Peter Arthur, Hans, and Walter Kurt in Neuwied, Germany. The family belonged to a group of Protestant Jewish refugees sheltered in Schoorl. Transported to Westerbork, they were sent to Theresienstadt September 6. 1944. On October 28, 1944 they were all deported to Auschwitz where they perished.

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 3 1/2"

Keywords

Albert Schoenflies, Westerbork

Subcollection

Netherlands

Postcard to Albert Schoenflies in Hooghalen-Oost in Drenthe (Westerbork) from Beekbergen, Netherlands

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