This document from the American Consul-General in Vienna certifies that the Trost family applied for American visas on September 15, 1938. It states that the family (Josef, Alice, Dorrit, and Erika) were placed on the waiting list for visas with the numbers 47291-47294.
American Consulate General Vienna, Germany
Mr. - Mrs. - Ms. Trost Josef, Alice, Dorrit, Erika
With reference to your application submitted here and completed by you, containing your request for immigrating to the United States of America, we inform you that you are registered on the German waiting list under reservation number 47291 and 47294 as of September 15th 1938.
You will be notified as soon as your reservation number has come up on the waiting list. This document must be kept safe. The reservation number is not the quota number.
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