Document Highlight: Eisenmann Letter

November 27, 2015–This letter from Lina Eisenmann to her cousin Sam Binswanger shows the desperation of a German born Jew trying to escape Nazi Germany. With help from Sam, Lina was able to obtain passage on a ship leaving for the US, but unfortunately she was not able to board the ship.

Lina was deported in March, 1942, and died in Auschwitz sometime in 1943.


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