Frankfort

Visa Recipients

  • FRANKFORT, Hillegonda née FRANK P A
    Age 44 | Visa #861
  • FRANKFORT, Jacob P A
    Age 45 | Visa #860
  • FRANKFORT, Simon Jacques P A
    Age 10
  • FRANKFORT, Sophie P A
    Age 19 | Visa #859
  • FRANKFORT, Thérèse P A
    Age 12

About the Family

The FRANKFORT family received their visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on May 18, 1940.

They received a second set of Portuguese visas from Emile Gissot, honorary Portuguese vice-consul, under the authority of Sousa Mendes, on July 13, 1940.

They crossed into Portugal, where they resided in Lisbon. They traveled on the vessel Hakune Maru in October 1940 from Lisbon to Baltimore.

  • Photos
  • Artifacts
Frankfort exodus map

COLLAGE OF THE FRANKFORT FAMILY EXODUS MADE BY THERESE FRANKFORT, CA. 2003-04

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PHOTOS IN THE BALTIMORE SUN

doll carried by Thérèse FRANKFORT during the exodus

DOLL CARRIED BY THERESE FRANKFORT DURING THE EXODUS