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Emigration Questionnaire Raises More Questions

Emigration Questionnaire Raises More Questions

This is Day 10 of the Family History Writing Challenge, 2018. The search for Adolph and Bertha Schweitzer continues with the introduction of a document that raises more questions than it answers.  One thing you’ve got to say for the Nazis. They kept good records. In August 1938, the Central Agency for Jewish Emigration inContinue Reading

Richard Tauber: “How Can I Be a Jew?”

Richard Tauber: “How Can I Be a Jew?”

A few days ago, I wrote about a June 24, 1932 antisemitic incident at the University of Vienna that Viktor Kornmehl tried to quell. Only a few months later, on October 26,1932, another incident brought Viktor back into the international Jewish press. According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA):  JEWISH PHYSICIAN SERIOUSLY INJURED; JEWISH STUDENTContinue Reading