Skip navigation
[Official mortgage deed for a Berlin rental property owned by Solomon and Manya Vishniac]
Date: May 13, 1937
Artist and Related People:
Dimensions: Paper: 11 1/2 x 8 in. (29.2 x 20.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mara Vishniac Kohn, 2013

This mortgage deed indicates the relocation of Solomon and Manya Vishniac, parents of Roman Vishniac, to Nice in the first half of 1937, in response to rapidly increasing antisemitic persecution in Nazi Germany and the Aryanization of Jewish-owned property and businesses.

Accession Number: mvk.e.2012.3