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Lasker family papers

    According to the online description, this collection contains the papers of the Lasker family, a Jewish family from Breslau (Wroclaw). The parents, Alfons and Edith Lasker, were deported in 1942 leaving their two daughters Anita and Renate behind. Both sisters survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps but their parents perished. Included are an inventory of personal belongings and related correspondence. The inventory was drawn up on the day of the parents’ deportation in April 1942. The correspondence concerns missing items and arrangements for the children to be moved to a home for Jewish children. See also WL1661 Anita Lasker-Wallfisch: correspondence and papers; WL1040 Anita Lasker-Wallfisch: Copy personal correspondence (1939-1945); 76025 ‘Inherit the truth: 1939-1945: the documented experiences of a survivor of Auschwitz and Belsen’; 70532 ‘Inherit the truth’ – broadcast of her book; 20335 [Memoirs:] 1925-1946 told by Anita: family photographs: Part 2: Letters 1939-1942 and 1945-1946

    Original source name : Lasker family papers
    English translation : Lasker family papers
    Creator : Family
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : GB 1556 WL1854
    Language(s) : English
    Geographical coverage : Poland
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1942
    Theme 1 : family
    Theme 2 : war and displacement
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : The Wiener Holocaust Library
    Archive name (English) : The Wiener Holocaust Library
    Archive address : 30 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP
    City : London
    Country : United Kingdom
    Official website and institutional resources :
    Finding aid(s) : No
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