Visa Recipients

  • SCHLESINGER, Benjamin P A
    Age 12
  • SCHLESINGER, Gisele née KORN P
    Age 36
  • SCHLESINGER, Joel/Joachim P
    Age 3

About the Family

The SCHLESINGER family obtained a visa from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in June 1940.

They crossed into Portugal and subsequently emigrated to Canada on the vessel Excambion, arriving in December 1941.

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  • Artifact
Ben Schlesinger meal ticket

Meal ticket for the refugee soup kitchen in Lisbon issued to Benjamin SCHLESINGER