Letter from Cuba – Part IX

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 9 of 10.) Because the original papers were in Rudolfstadt, the official only needed to look through the copies list, which only...

Letter from Cuba – Part VI

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 6 of 10.) On the occasion of our trip to Berlin, my wife Ruth had made the acquaintance of the shipper/carrier...

Letter from Cuba – Part V

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter from Cuba explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. This is part 5 of 10.) Our requested (or demanded) sum for the properties at Metzstrasse 5 and Rennbahn 6 and 7 was...

Letter from Cuba – Part IV

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. More excerpts to come…) Due to these circumstances we broke off our honeymoon early and arrived home again March 30....

Letter from Cuba – Part III

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938-9. More excerpts to come…)   My sister, Alice, tried to convince us, on her many trips to Paris, to sell everything and...

A Letter from Cuba – Part II

(This post is a continuation of my father’s letter explaining his “reason for emigration,” which he wrote in Cuba in 1938. More excerpts to come…)   Surprisingly, our earnings increased from month to month, so that, unfortunately, familiarizing...