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Halina Olomucki collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of eleven drawings created by Halina Olszewski (later Olomucki) during and after the Holocaust as her eyewitness testimony of people and scenes she saw and experienced in the Warsaw ghetto in Poland and as a prisoner in Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbruck, and Neustadt-Glewe concentration camps.
Provenance
The collection was acquired from and donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Halina Olomucki.
Date
1941-1947
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Halina Olomucki drawing of concentration camp inmate carrying a rock

Object | Accession Number: 1989.330.1 a-b

Geography
creation: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Birkenau (Germany)
Date
creation:  1943
depiction:  1942

Halina Olomucki drawing of an anquished women holding an infant

Object | Accession Number: 1989.330.2

Geography
creation: Germany
Date
creation:  1945

Halina Olomucki portrait of a resistance fighter

Object | Accession Number: 1989.330.3

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1947

Halina Olomucki drawing of a tormented woman behind bars

Object | Accession Number: 1989.330.4

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1947

Halina Olomucki drawing of man and children taken by armed guards

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.1

Geography
creation: Getto warszawskie (Warsaw Ghetto); Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1943 January-1943 May
depiction:  1942 August 05
Halina Olomucki drawing of man and children taken by armed guards

Halina Olomucki sketch of a boy selling Star of David armbands

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.2

Geography
creation: Getto warszawskie (Warsaw Ghetto); Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1941
Halina Olomucki sketch of a boy selling Star of David armbands

Halina Olomucki drawing of adults embracing children afraid of being killed

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.3

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1947
Halina Olomucki drawing of adults embracing children afraid of being killed

Halina Olomucki drawing of a woman and child hiding during round-up

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.4

Geography
creation: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Birkenau (Germany)
Date
creation:  1944
Halina Olomucki drawing of a woman and child hiding during round-up

Halina Olomucki sketch of Jewish men whose beards were publicly shaved

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.5

Geography
creation: Germany
Date
creation:  1945
Halina Olomucki sketch of Jewish men whose beards were publicly shaved

Halina Olomucki drawing of emaciated women prisoners crowded in a barrack

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.6

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1945
Halina Olomucki drawing of emaciated women prisoners crowded in a barrack

Halina Olomucki drawing of partisans beginning an action

Object | Accession Number: 1989.331.7

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1947
 
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