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Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 269

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Germany during the Kaiserreich and Nazi period, as well as immigration and life in Theresienstadt concentration camp.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Muhr family lived in Germany prior to World War II. Ernst, Julius, and Ferdinand all worked for the Basler Lebens-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft company in Frankfurt am Main. The family immigrated to the United States in 1938. Frieda Goldfinger Muhr was sent to Theresienstadt concentration camp and wrote a poem about her experience there. This poem is located in the collection.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Muhr Family lived in Germany prior to World War II and immigrated to the United States in 1938. Part of the family was interned at Theresienstadt concentration camp during the Holocaust. The papers consist of a family book, immigration documents, correspondence, birth certificates, marriage certificates, and a poem written in Theresienstadt.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically within each file.

Physical Location

The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.
Title
Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Family Papers, Mss 269
Status
Completed
Author
Jeremy Katz
Date
October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
678-222-3700