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Richard Schifter Family Papers

The Richard Schifter Family Papers

The Richard Schifter family papers consist of correspondence, documents, printed material, and photographs, related to the lives of the family of Richard Schifter and his parents, Paul and Balbina Schifter, in pre-World War II Austria, Richard's immigration to the United States in 1938, his subsequent education and service in the U.S. Army during World War II, his parents' deportation to Poland, and Richard Schifter's unsuccessful attempts to help his parents in Nazi-occupied Poland.

Richard Schifter Family Papers
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Image credit: Richard Schifter with his mother Balbina, shortly before Richard immigrated to the United States on his own., ca. 1938. US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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