Visa Recipients

  • SKALSKA, Jadwiga née ZENIEWSKA P A
    Age 34 | Visa #928
  • SKALSKA, Yolande P
    Age 2
  • SKALSKI, Klemens Jr. P
    Age 4
  • SKALSKI, Klemens Sr. P A
    Age 53 | Visa #929
  • SKALSKI, Wiktor P
    Age 3

About the Family

The SKALSKI family received their visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on May 24, 1940.

Klemens SKALSKI Sr. was the Honorary Consul of Portugal in Warsaw, Poland.

The family crossed into Portugal and subsequently travelled to Brazil on the Serpa Pinto in November 1940 before continuing on to the United States in May 1941.

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Skalski visa

Portuguese passport issued to Klemens SKALSKI by Aristides de Sousa Mendes on October 19, 1939

Visa issued to Jadwiga SKALSKA in Bordeaux

Visa issued to Klemens SKALSKI in Bordeaux


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