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Object ID

2022.1.41

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Identification

Date

5-15-1939

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recto : photograph is lower right corner with raised stamp at lower right corner; ‘5218’ printed at top right corner; verso: green and blue dated handstamps from Exeter and Harwich.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

THIS DOCUMENT REQUIRES NO VISA. It relates the child’s name-Helga Beck-sex, place of birth, and names and place of residence of her parents: Vienna, Austria. Verso two hand stamped seals: Exeter City Police, 3 November 1945 with alien registration number. As well permission to land in Harwich, 15 May,1939. Accompanying photo of Helga, stamp of Passport control. Her number at top right: 5218. Helga’s journey to the UK with the Kindertransport occurred six months after the Kristallnacht pogrom in Austria.

Dimensions

5 x 8"

Keywords

Helga Beck, Harwich, Vienna

Subcollection

Kindertransport

ID Issued To Ten-Year-Old Member Of The Kindertransport Helga Beck From Vienna, Austria For Admission to Harwich, United Kingdom

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