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Tscherny, Alexander, 1926-2020


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1984-2021

 File — Box B452.01.0001: Series B452.01 [Barcode: U186023293460]
Identifier: B452.01.0001

This box contains oral history interviews on DVD. The interviews are with members of the Grünfeld/Heimann family.

Dates: 1984-2021

George and Alexander Tscherny: Escape from Nazi Germany, 2021

Identifier: B452.01.0001.0006
Abstract In the aftermath of Kristallnacht, in December 1938, two young Jewish boys, ages 12 and 14, boarded a train out of Berlin for Holland, to escape the escalating brutality against Jews in Germany. Arriving in Nijmegen, Holland without documents or family, George and Alexander Tscherny were placed with a family by the Dutch Committee for Jewish Refugees, waiting to be granted asylum from the Queen and then dispatched to a refugee camp.When Germany invaded...
Dates: 2021

Giselle Heimann Ratain Family Holocaust Videos

Identifier: B452
Abstract This collection details the Grünfeld Heimann family Holocaust stories. Kurt Heimann and Lotte Grünfeld Heimann married in 1938 and took a train with family to Shanghai in 1940 to escape Nazi violence. They survived in the Shanghai Ghetto alongside thousands of other European Jewish refugees until they were able to relocate in 1948. Kurt, Lotte, and their young son relocated to the United States and settled in Denver, Colorado where their second child, Giselle, was born, and where they...
Dates: 1984-2021

Oral Histories, 1984-2021

Identifier: B452.01

This series contains Oral history interviews with members of the Grünfeld/Heimann family who discuss their escape from Nazi Germany and experiences as refugees.

Dates: 1984-2021

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 3
Jewish families -- Colorado 3
Jews 3
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) 3
New York (N.Y.) 3