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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1908-1939

Creator:  Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Family

Summary/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.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English, German

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 269, Frieda Goldfinger Muhr Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by:  Jeremy Katz (October, 2013)

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

Biographical/Historical Note:  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.

Scope and Content:  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.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
 
1 1 Basler Lebens-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft 1931-1939
  2 Clein Family History 1989
  3 Family Book (Familienstammbuch) 1924
  4 Immigration documents 1908-1938
  5 Life cycle documents 1924-1939
  6 Miscellaneous 1918, Undated
  7 Theresienstadt poem Undated

 

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