Shanghai Quarantine Service Health/Inoculation certificate of Alfred Wertheim
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Gift of the Estate of Alfred Wertheim, Yaffa Eliach Collection donated by the Center for Holocaust Studies
Id no. 5086.80, Document, Chinese, English
Subject(s):  Emigration, Health, Refugees
Wertheim was born in Eisleben, Germany, in 1900. He was interned in the Buchenwald concentration camp in April 1938. Upon his release in May or June of 1939, he escaped to Shanghai with his mother and brother.

Many Jews went to Shanghai during the war because no visa was required for entry.
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