Sonia Shoked papers
Contains an autograph book kept by the donor during her recuperation in Forsbacka, Sweden after her release from the Ravensbrück concentration camp in April 1945; photographs depicting Sonia Wajngarten in the boarding school in Forsbacka, Sweden, dated 1945-1946. Also includes letters, photographs, and a postcard related to the experieces of Kurt Tschmul [later Chaim Shoked] (donor's late husband) who together with his younger brother Siegfried Sigi, left Vienna on the Kindertransport; their parents, Anna and Binem Tschmul, managed to leave Vienna in April 1939 for Shanghai, and the family was reunited in Israel in 1949.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sonia Wajngarten Shoked
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:03:00
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Also in Sonia Shoked collection
Contains materials donated by Sonia Shoked documenting her family's experiences during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Collection of 14 photographs of the Gottlieb family (donor's maternal family). Includes images of Cirl and Josef Gottlieb (donor's maternal grandparents) in Brzeziny, Poland; and Majer, Israel, Sara, and Ezriel Gottlieb (siblings of Rywa Gottlieb [donor's mother]).