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Title Selma Salathe Papers
Date 1883-6 Aug 1898
Document Type Legal Papers; Ephemera
Reference SC 169 Folder 1
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description The collection consists of a copy of Selma Salathe's contract with the Zwilchenbart Swiss Immigration Society, a health inspection card, a collection of Bible verses handwritten in German with a sketch of a church, and an undated calling card.
Biographical Note / History Selma Salathe emigrated to the United States with the help of the Zwilchenbart Swiss Immigration Society in 1898.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Switzerland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Basel, Switzerland; Antwerp, Germany; New York City, United States
Nationality Swiss
People Salathe, Selma
Keywords Zwilchenbart Swiss Immigration Society, assisted emigration, religion, Christianity
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language German
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania