Frank and Trixie Wachsner were both
children of Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War II.
The collection consists of items related to their experiences living in China and the
reunions they attended in later years to reconnect with other "Old China Hands."
Frank Wachsner (1919-2013) and Trixie Braun Wachsner (1926-2014) were both children of
Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War II. The two met
while living in China, were married in 1946, and settled in the United States in 1947.
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