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Reparations and other personal correspondence, Leo and Miriam Blaukopf, 1957-1968. Original correspondence, notes, and translations, including letters from family and friends, 1937-62, letters from Isaac Miller to Miriam, 1914-1930; notes and maps by Nina Peterson; letters from Miriam to America, 1945-46 (3 letters translated by Nina Peterson); translations of selected notes and communications by Murray Sachs and Nina Peterson. Passports, identification paper, and immigration papers for Leo Blaukopf, Miriam Blaukopf, and Nina Peterson; newspaper articles from German and Austrian papers (and "California Farmer" article on Adolph Miller, 1954). Three unpublished manuscripts written by Miriam Seidman Blaukopf include biography beginning with Krystallnacht in 1938 when she was still in Vienna, continuing with her return to Poland and ending with her liberation and trek to relocation authorities in Rome in 1945; earlier years - childhood and marriage; and brief summary manuscript. Manuscript "Ferramonti di Tarsi," by Nina Wekeler, typewritten in German, 1941, about the internment camp in Italy where Leo Blaukopf was sent. Also, photographs; tape recordings of interviews with Miriam by Nina Peterson, with CD copies.

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