Police certificate : Paper : Printed, Typed : Ink; Coloured Pencil : Beige, Black, Green, Blue, Brown, White Red ; Ht: 11 5/8 in. x W: 8 1/2 in.
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November 26, 1938
1 page, single-sided. Folded once horizontally. Five green, brown and white fiscal stamps, valued at 30 groschen each, affixed in a horizontal row at top left side. Numbered in red coloured pencil at top right. Document issued to Sara Heiss by the Chief of Police in Vienna, attesting that her behaviour was reviewed in preparation for her travel to Argentina, and that she had never been a beggar. Narrative: Sara (Hermann) Heiss was the mother 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.