Marriage certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 13 3/8 in. x W: 8 1/4 in.
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1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally and once vertically. Decorative graphic border. Document is a printed marriage certificate form, filled in by hand. On verso, two illegible words handwritten upside-down in red ink at top centre. Narrative: This was the marriage certificate of Sara (Sala) Hermann and Salomon Heiss, the parents of the donor, Erika Bloom. They married in 1930 in Vienna, Austria. The family fled to Shanghai in late 1938, when Erika was 6 months old. They lived there for 10 years before immigrating to Israel in 1949, eventually settling in Montreal in 1953.