This collection contains the diary of Alfred Eckstein who emigrated with his family to Israel in the 1930s to escape Nazi persecutions. In the diary he describes the first three years of his daughter's development.
Alfred Eckstein: diary
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- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1750
- Dates of Creation1932-1934
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alfred and Edith Eckstein got married before the Second World War in Remscheid, Germany. They lived in Buer, Gelsenkirchen, where they had their daughter Ruth. The family emigrated to Ramat Gan in Israel in the 1930s where Alfred Eckstein became a manager of the Holland Bank. The Ecksteins lived in Ramat Gan until their deaths in the 1960s/1970s. Ruth Eckstein later married and had two children who live in Israel.
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Donated by Estelle Rubin.
Initially deposited with the Jewish Museum London