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Amercian Ambassador visting the F├╝rth DP camp

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 5 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
1946
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w with white border, outdoor scene. Special ambassador for US President Truman visiting the Camp at Fuerth displaced persons camp. Men in dark suits, walking towards the camera, one is looking to the left, to the barracks. One man next to a door wearing a white armband. Trees in background. Narrative: Donor Emil Kroo is a Holocaust survivor originally from Munkacz (Czech Republic). Emil was in terned in a slave labour cmap in Hungary until 1944. He later met his wife Rosa Magien in Romania. After the war they were in a displaced persons camp in Fürth, Germany. Emil Kroo was the Vice-President of the Central Committee of liberated Jews in the American Zone of Germany. They immigrated to New York in 1950 before settling in Montreal.
Accession No.
2001.17.08
Name Access
Kroo, Emil
Places
Fuerth, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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