Jewish Immigration to America

Profile Book of Oppressed German Jews

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Title

Profile Book of Oppressed German Jews

Date

1940 ca.

Subject

Breslau (Germany)
Holocaust (Germany)
Refugees, Jewish
Lightfoot, Virginia Dorsey

Description

In 1939, Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot of Takoma Park, Maryland became involved in an effort to rescue a group of about 328 Jews in Breslau, Germany and bring them to the United States. Profile book, with photographs and data about individual refugees presented to the President's Advisory Committee on Political Refugees.

Creator

Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot

Source

YIVO Archives

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Book

Identifier

YIVO RG 715 - Folder 2

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Citation

Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot, “Profile Book of Oppressed German Jews ,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6335.
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