Rita Kerner Hilton papers
Collection of documents relating to Flora and Rita Kerner immediately following their liberation from the Bergen Belsen concentration camp, and their work in the Bergen Belsen displaced persons camp and in Sweden after the war; also included in the collection are papers relating to their restitution claims.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rita Kerner Hilton
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Also in Rita Kerner Hilton collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Rita Kerner Hilton during and after the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Describes author's childhood in Poland; author's experiences in the ghettos in Pabianice and Łódź, Poland; the death of her grandfather; her and her mother's deportations to Auschwitz and to Bergen-Belsen and their experiences in these camps; her experiences attending to the medical needs of Bergen-Belsen's inmates; her and her mother's liberation; and her family history since 1945.
Book of poetry written by concentration camp inmates, perhaps survivors of Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz, and compiled after the war.