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Irena Bloch papers

Document | Accession Number: 2001.300.1

The Irena Bloch papers primarily consist of photographs documenting the Hecht and Bloch families before the war in Żółkiew, Delatyn, Orlow, Sopot, and Gdynia, Poland as well as Rachela Hecht’s marriage to Dziunek Dawid Zimand in Warsaw, Poland. The papers also include a marriage permit, ketubah, false work papers, school certificates, a diploma, and a letter Irena’s best friend Ruth Zeimer Czaczkes wrote on February 27, 1943 while in hiding with her son Rysio in Tarnow, Poland prior to their denunciation and subsequent murder.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1880-1969
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 box
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irena Bloch
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:00:47
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