Birth certificate : Paper : Typed : Ink : Beige, Black, Purple, Green, Red, White ; Ht: 13 1/4 in. x W: 8 1/4 in.
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August 22, 1908
2 page, double-sided. Two green fiscal stamps with brown edging, value of 200 kronen each, affixed abreast at top right corner. A third green fiscal stamp with brown edging, value of 2 kronen, affixed at top left corner with a fourth identical one, value of 3 kronen, affixed directly underneath. Document is a birth certificate for Salomon Heiss.
Narrative: Salomon Heiss was 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.