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Feuchtwanger (Martin) papers
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Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Telegram from Berlin to Munchen 1916-10-10

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The telegram, sent at 5:35am from Berlin to München, reads: "Unteroffizier (non-commisioned officer) Feuchtwanger has not yet been registered = central registry ="
Box 1, Folder 2

Postcard from Klaus Feuchtwanger to his mother Stefanie 1930-04-15

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Klaus asks his mother if she has received his letter. He notes that he arrived by train the day before and that he may write again the next morning.
Box 1, Folder 3

Letter from Klaus Feuchtwanger to his mother Stefanie 1931-09-16

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Klaus writes to his mother from Halle, Prague. Most of the letter concerns his mother's apartment and tenants. Klaus writes that he does not find it necessary to travel to Berlin. He also informs his mother that he is hard at work rewriting an historical novel in twenty installments.
Box 1, Folder 4

Letter from Klaus Feuchtwanger to his mother Stefanie 1934-06-02

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This letter is printed on letterhead from Martin Feuchtwanger's publishing company in Prague. Klaus alerts his mother that he is on his way to Barrandov and that he should arrive in 8-10 days. He writes about some French patterns/templates that need to be sent. He notes that he received a reply from Uncle Martin to his letter, but that he has not taken the time to sufficiently respond yet.
Box 1, Folder 5

Letter from Martin Feuchtwanger to his wife Stefanie 1934-09-12

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Martin writes from Barrandov, Prague. Martin complains that he can no longer remain silent about the impertinent letter he received from his son Klaus, who is in Hilterfingen, Switzerland. Martin complains that Klaus had in the past harbored negative feelings about Martin and his work, but has since made them open. Martin vows to deal with this problem while acting in the interest of the whole family. He writes that Klaus spends his money recklessly and cavorts with young women in their rooms. Martin avers that if Klaus continues to act this way, he should be made to fend for himself. Martin ends by exhorting his wife to use a strong hand to bring the boy back in line.
Box 1, Folder 6

Letter from Martin Feuchtwanger to his son Klaus 1938-02-20

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Martin writes from Prague to his son, who is in Paris, telling him he had hoped to speak to him in person soon, but he had not been successful in gaining entry into France. He writes that out of every 100 visa requests in France, only one is granted. Martin will travel the next day to Switzerland for eight days. Martin explains his options for emigration: central America and South America. However, he explains that it is very difficult to emigrate, and that these trips are more easily arranged from Paris or London. He asks his son to help him get to one of these locations if he can. He informs Klaus about their acquaintances, who are also planning their exodus. He ends by expressing a certain doggedness in the face of adversity, making the point that he will not leave with his head hanging. He maintains that life must still be cheerful, and one must do what he can.
Box 1, Folder 7

Postcard from Klaus Feuchtwanger to his mother Stefanie 1938-05-16

Scope and Contents

Klaus lists items of clothing he would like sent to him. He also requests a money order. He complains he has received nothing as of yet. He also mentions a previous card sent by his mother on May 11.
Box 1, Folder 8

Letter from Martin Feuchtwanger to his son Klaus 1938-08-08

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Martin writes his son from Prague to tell him that if he decides to emigrate to the United States, he must be aware of some important things. Martin provides an annotated checklist.
Box 1, Folder 9

Letter from Martin Feuchtwanger's sister, Medi, to Klaus and Stefanie Feuchtwanger 1952-11-11

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Medi writes from Israel to Klaus and Stefanie, who are in New York, to inform them of Martin's death.
 

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 10

Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger (presumably a wedding photo) 1910

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Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger pose in formal dress. This is presumably their wedding photo.
Box 1, Folder 11

Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger recumbent after a hike 1910

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Picture of Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger sprawled on the grass while on a hike near some woods.
Box 1, Folder 12

Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger with friends 1912

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Taken by a professional photography company in Halle, this picture shows Martin and Stefanie Feuchtwanger seated in front, while some friends (identities unknown) stand behind them. Everyone is in formal attire.
Box 1, Folder 13

Stefanie, Klaus and Martin Feuchtwanger 1915

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Martin and Stefanie poes with baby Klaus. The date is approximate. Martin is dressed in his military uniform.
Box 1, Folder 14

Martin Feuchtwanger as a Soldier 1916-01-09

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Martin Feuchtwanger stands in uniform (far left) with four other officers.
Box 1, Folder 15

Martin Feuchtwanger as a Soldier 1916-04-10

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This photo of Martin Feuchtwanger (second from left) and his fellow soldiers is a postcard, sent to his family in Halle from Field Station 87.
Box 1, Folder 16

Martin Feuchtwanger and his family on holiday 1921

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Martin, Stefanie and Klaus Feuchtwanger, along with Stefanie's parents, relax in bathing suits while on vacation.
Box 1, Folder 17

Martin Feuchtwanger in the forest with family 1924

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Martin, Stefanie and Klaus Feuchtwanger pose in the forest for this photograph. Sprawled in front of them is Martin's sister, Bella. The second photo is a reverse image of the first.
Box 1, Folder 18

Martin, Stefanie and Klaus Feuchtwanger while hiking 1925

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Martin, Stefanie and Klaus stand on a path. Martin leans on a cane and Klaus holds a large ball.
Box 1, Folder 19

Martin and Klaus Feuchtwanger in Barrandov, Prague 1935-08-20

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Martin and Klaus Feuchtwanger stand in a field in Barrandov with a large spotted dog.
Box 1, Folder 20

Death Certificate, Martin Feuchtwanger 1952-12-02

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A photo reproduction of Martin Feuchtwanger's death certificate. The document is in Hebrew and Arabic.