Shanghai municipal police census form listing Alfred, Bertha and Adolf Wertheim
Gift of the Estate of Alfred Wertheim, Yaffa Eliach Collection donated by the Center for Holocaust Studies
Id no. 5085.80, Document, Chinese, English
Subject(s):  Emigration, Refugees
Many Jews went to Shanghai during the war because no visa was required for entry.

This form lists Alfred, Bertha, and Adolf Wertheim as residents of Shanghai. Bertha?s name is crossed out indicating her death on March 17, 1942.

The Wertheims were originally from Eisleben, Germany. Bertha and her husband had two children, Alfred and Adolf. Alfred was interned in the Buchenwald concentration camp in 1938. After his release, Bertha, Adolf, and Alfred escaped to Shanghai in May or June of 1939.
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