Frank and Trixie Wachsner were both
children of Jewish refugees that came to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War
II. The collection consists of items related to their fathers' experiences in
Shanghai, including a photograph of the opening of the first refugee synagogue in
Shanghai founded by Frank’s father, Lutz Wachsner, as well as a certificate of
registration issued in Shanghai allowing Trixie’s father, Walter Braun, to practice as a
doctor in the International Settlement.
Frank Wachsner and Trixie Braun Wachsner were both children of Jewish refugees that came
to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War II. They met while living in China
and were married for 67 years before Frank passed in March of 2013.
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