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1950
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Andre Kessler was born in Bucharest, Romania on March 8, 1940. When Andre was three his father, Ladislas was arrested and taken to the slave labor camp of Transnistria. Andre and his mother Olga were forced to go into hiding in a one-room apartment. The building superintendent Mr. Popscu risked his life hiding both Andre and Olga. Andre's father survived the camps and at war's end when Romania was again taken over, this time by Communists, the family emigrated to Vienna and eventually to the United States. The collection consists of Andre Kessler's identity card issued to him in Vienna, 1950.

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Andre Kessler

6 Related Subjects

Kessler, Andre (1940 - )


Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Hidden Children


Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)


Romania


Emigration and Immigration


World War, 1939-1945


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