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How a Nazi-Looted Painting Made its Way to University of Oklahoma

Raymond Dowd is angry. He shoves a ream of paper several inches thick across a conference table in his midtown Manhattan office. The stack contains copies of property declarations by Jews from nearly 80 years ago. Tax documents aren’t the most thrilling read, but Dowd, a lawyer who has handled several World War II–era restitution cases, says the papers are essential to understanding how the Nazis stripped Jews of so much art.
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