Declaration of intention to become a citizen of Alfred Wertheim
Gift of the Estate of Alfred Wertheim, Yaffa Eliach Collection donated by the Center for Holocaust Studies
Id no. 5091.80, Document
Subject(s):  Citizenship
Alfred 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. Wertheim traveled from Shanghai, and arrived in San Francisco on April 20, 1948.
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