Papers of Henni Lesley, 1938-1947, comprise copies of personal papers including health certificate issued by the SS doctor at Lichtenburg, 1938; Red Cross telegram from Henni to her parents in Berlin, 1942 and letter from the American Joint Distribution Committee to Henni Lesley regarding the fate of her parents, 1947.
Lesley, Henni: Copy family documents (1938-1947)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Little is known about the subject of this collection. It appears that Henni Lesley, formerly Lewin, formerly a Jewish resident of Berlin, was at one time imprisoned at Lichtenburg Concentration Camp (1541/1); that she probably emigrated to Great Britain shortly after her release (circa 1938-1939); and that her parents were deported East in March 1943, never to be seen again (1541/4).
Arranged in chronological order.
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Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.
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