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Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger papers

Document | Accession Number: 1999.180.1

The Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger papers consist of biographical materials, photographs, a poem, and an English/Polish military dictionary documenting Edmund Lusthaus’ medical career, military service, imprisonment in a labor camp in Asino, and service in the Polish Armed Forces in the Soviet Union and then under the British Armed Forces in the Middle East and Italy; Helena Lusthaus’ pharmacy career and stay in the Tarnów ghetto with her mother and daughter; Elizabeth Lusthaus’ education under a false
identity in Milanówek, and the family’s years in England after the war before immigrating to the United States.
Biographical materials include identification papers, birth and marriage certificates, student records, and military records documenting Edmund’s medical career and military service, Helena’s pharmacy career and her status in Tarnow, Elizabeth’s education under a false identity, and the family’s status in England.
Photographs depict Edmund Lusthaus in Iwonicz, Asino, and Egypt; Helena Lusthaus in Przemśyl, Sanok, Romania, and Iwonicz; Sophie Schiff in Nowy Sącz, Carlsbad, and Tarnów; and Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger in Iwonicz, Tarnów, and England. Additional photographs depict Lusthaus relatives including Izak and Sali Amkraut, Tony Bauch, Benedykt Halicz, L. Lusthaus, and the Mahler family in Przemśyl, Łódź, Vienna, Bucharest, the Hague, and Israel.
The collection also includes a poem written by Edmund Lusthaus in a labor camp in Asino to Helena and Elizabeth Lusthaus.
The collection further includes a dictionary translating British military abbreviations into Polish, created by the Polish Ministry of Defense and issued to the Polish Military Forces under the British Armed Forces in 1943.

inclusive:  circa 1880-1952
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger
Record last modified: 2023-04-11 09:26:47
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