Visa Recipients

    Age 59 | Visa #1724
  • BERNSTEIN, James A
    Age 65 | Visa #1723

About the Family

The BERNSTEIN couple received their visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 15, 1940.

They crossed into Portugal and sailed from Lisbon to New York on the vessel Manhattan in July 1940.

Dr. James BERNSTEIN was the European director of the HIAS-ICA Emigration Association. An article dated June 20, 1940 states that he and Boris SMOLAR arrived in Lisbon.

  • Artifact

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