Scope and Contents
Papers consisting of correspondence from family members in Hungary prior to and following the Holocaust and documents relating to legal actions taken by Frank Koros to restore his good credit rating due to a case of mistaken identity and an erroneous reporting. Mr. and Mrs. Koros spent years working to clear their name. They spent many hours writing government officials on laws that effect personal credit reporting.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1939 - 1982
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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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
Frank (1921-1992) and his sister Edith Koros (1928-2001) grew up in Pecs, Hungary, where there family was forced to live in a ghetto established after the Nazi occupation. Frank survived as a forced laborer for the Hungarian Army, from which he escaped, and lived in hiding until liberation. Edith was forced to live in the ghetto after the Nazi occupation. Edith survived Auschwitz and was liberated in Kauntz, near Lippstadt, Germany. Frank, Katherine (his wife) and Edith resettled in Atlanta, Ga.
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Language of Materials
Papers consisting of correspondence from family members in Hungary prior to and following the Holocaust and documents relating to legal actions taken by Frank Koros to restore his good credit rating due to a case of mistaken identity and an erroneous reporting, The collection also contains papers relating to a cement mixture patent.
Collection arranged in alphabetical order by folder and chronological order within folders.
Processed by Demece Harvey in April 2014. Entered into ArchivesSpace by Lindsay Resnick in August 2020.
- Frank Koros Family Papers, Mss 299
- Demece Harvey
- April 2014
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository
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