Visa Recipients

  • BERSCHANSKI, Diana née ZAK A
    Age 55 | Visa #1992
  • BERSCHANSKI, Paul Salomon
    Age 17
  • BERSCHANSKI, Richard
    Age 16

About the Family

The BERSCHANSKI family received a visa from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 17, 1940.

They crossed into Portugal, where they resided first in Curia and then in Porto. In May 1941 they sailed from Porto to New York on the vessel San Miguel.

  • Artifact

Page of Sousa Mendes Visa Registry Book listing this family and others - Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives, Lisbon