This collection comprises certificates, working papers and passports of several members of the Fischel family, and documents
the experiences of this family of German Jews who fled Nazi Germany for Shanghai, China and Palestine.
Kurt Fischel was born on August 17, 1905 in Breslau, Germany. He was living in Berlin when he fled Germany in February 1939
for Shanghai, China, where he spent the war years. In 1950, he was living in Cleveland, Ohio.