Grete Exiner: papers relating to Palestine & Orient Lloyd travel bureau

Scope and Content

This collection contains papers relating to the business of Palestine & Orient Lloyd G.m.b.H travel bureau. Included is a work reference for Margot Hirschmann who worked at the German branch in Berlin until she herself emigrated, copies of advertising, extracts of minutes of meeting regarding pricing of passenger tickets as well as correspondence with the Central Zionist Archives and American Joint Distribution Committee regarding emigration permits for South America. Also included is correspondence by Susanne Dyke commenting on the caption of a photograph showing people queuing at the travel office, published in 'Berlin Wilmersdorf - Die Juden'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Grete Exiner worked at the Palestine & Orient Lloyd G.m.b.H travel bureau in Berlin from 1933 until November 1938. The travel office enabled many Jewish inmates of concentration camps and others to emigrate.



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Acquisition Information

Donated by Susanne Dyke.



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