Kusmirak

KUSMIRAK, Antoinette née MANDELBAUM (age 37)
KUSMIRAK, Lajb/Leon (age 40)
KUSMIRAK, Maurice S. (age 8)

The KUSMIRAK family was in Bordeaux on May 31, 1940. On that date, Lajb KUSMIRAK sent a telegram to the Portuguese Foreign Ministry requesting permission to receive visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes.

Antoinette and her son Maurice KUSMIRAK traveled to Cuba, and from there sailed to New York on the vessel Mexico in September 1940. Lajb KUSMIRAK joined his family in January 1941, sailing from Havana to New York on the vessel Oriente.

Lajb/Leon KUSMIRAK

Lajb/Leon KUSMIRAK












Telegram from KUSMIRAK requesting a visa

Telegram from KUSMIRAK requesting a visa























Photo courtesy of the Felix Archives in Antwerp.