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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1939 - 1982

Creator:  Frank and Edith Koros Family

Summary/Abstract:  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.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1.4 ft.

Language(s):  English

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 299, Frank and Edith Koros 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:  Demece Harvey (April 2014)

Arrangement:  Collection arranged in alphabetical/date order.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Frank Koros (born Ference Krausz) and his sister Edith Koros 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 escapted, and lived in hiding until liberation.  Edith was force to live in the ghetto after the Nazi occupation.  Edith survived Auschwitz and was liberated in Kauntz, near Lippstadt, Germany.  Frank, Katherine (wife) and Edith (sister) resettled in Atlanta, Ga.

Scope and Content:  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.

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

Civil Action Law Suit

1978 – 1979

 

2

Civil Action Law Suit

1978 – 1979

 

3

Claims Conference

1992

 

4

Correspondence

1939 – 1941

 

5

Correspondence

1947 – 1956

 

6

Correspondence

1957

 

7

Correspondence

1958

 

8

Correspondence

1959

 

9

Correspondence

1960

 

10

Correspondence

1961

 

11

Correspondence

1962

 

12

Correspondence

1963

 

13

Correspondence

1964

 

14

Correspondence

1965

 

15

Correspondence

1966

 

16

Correspondence

1967

 

17

Correspondence

1968

 

18

Correspondence

1969

 

19

Correspondence

1970

 

20

Correspondence

1971

 

21

Correspondence

1972

 

22

Correspondence

1973

 

23

Correspondence

1974

 

24

Correspondence

1975

 

25

Correspondence

1976

 

26

Correspondence

1977

 

27

Correspondence

1978

 

28

Correspondence

1979

 

29

Correspondence

1980

 

30

Correspondence

1981

 

31

Correspondence

1982

 

32

Correspondence

No date

 

33

Gado, Eugene

1972

 

34

Hungarian Documents

1940 -1959

 

35

Mushroom business

No date

 

 

 

 

2

1

Notebooks – Miscellaneous Subjects

No date

 

2

Passport

1950 1982

 

3

Photographs

No date

 

4

United Restitution Organization

 

 

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