Lucy Cess papers
Consists of a postcard written by the donor's mother from Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, to her son (the donor's brother, who was living in New York.
1957 June 15
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Lucy Cess
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Also in Lucy Cess collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Lucy Cess's family during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
The collection consists of images of the liquidation and destruction of the ghetto in Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania, as well as a photograph of a group of Jews, including Lucy Cess [donor] and her mother, who survived the destruction of the ghetto by hiding in an underground bunker.
The papers consist of a reissued marriage certificate, death certificate, birth certificate and passport for Rachel Chodos (Rakhil-Gruitel Khodessene), a survivor of the ghetto in Kaunas, Lithuania.