Certificate : Paper : Printed, Handwritten : Ink : Beige, Black ; Ht: 13 1/2 in. x W: 8 1/4 in.
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October 29, 1920
1 page, double-sided. Folded once vertically and four times horizontally. Stanis?awów coat of arms at top centre of document and in centre of circular ink stamp. Two 5-Mark fiscal stamps affixed at top right of document. Two more are affixed on left side. Document is a certificate of affiliation for Asriel Isak Heiss from the Polish city of Stanis?awów. The certificate attests that this city is his hometown. also lists him as married and a merchant. Issued on October 29, 1920. Cancelled in 1921 as per the Austrian Ministry of Interior and Education, as per stamp on verso. Narrative: Asriel Isak Heiss was likely the father of Salomon Heiss, the father of the donor, Erika Bloom. The Heiss family fled Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938, after Salomon was arrested and detained in Dachau for 3 days. They survived the war in Shanghai, immigrated to Israel in 1949, and eventually settled in Montreal.