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Jozef Weiler papers

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    The Jozef Weiler papers include biographical material, a diary, and photographs relating to Jozef and Helena Weiler’s pre-war and wartime experiences in Poland. The collection includes a repatriation card issued to Jozef, Helena, and their son, Ryszard, for moving from Drohobycz, Poland to Wrocław, Poland, a certificate stating that Jozef arrived from Drohobycz and was sent to Boza Gora (Mszana, Poland), and pre-war photographs of Jozef and Helena taken in Drohobycz, Poland. The collection also includes a diary written by Jozef on the back of 1939 lab reports from a Galicja oil company documenting the birth and development of his firstborn son, Ryszard. He began the diary on 27 December 1945 and last entry is dated 8 April 1946.
    inclusive:  1929-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ram Weiler and Miriam Weiler Kuperman
    Collection Creator
    Jozef Weiler
    Jozef (Josef, Joseph) Weiler (1914-1967) was born in Drohobycz, Poland (now Drohobych, Ukraine) to Majer (1880-1918) and Roza (née Batalion, 1884-1924) Weiler and worked as an engineer. In 1939 Jozef married Helena Weiler (née Springer 1916-1969) and they had three children, Rysard (b. 1945), Ram, and Miriam. They lived in Drohobycz during the war and in March 1946 they left for Wałbrzych, Poland and settled in Lublin, Poland in 1954.

    Physical Details

    Polish Russian
    Diaries. Photographs.
    3 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Jozef Weiler papers are arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Drohobych, (Ukraine)

    Administrative Notes

    Ram Weiler and Miriam Weiler Kuperman donated the Jozef Weiler papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011.
    Funding Note
    The accessibility of this collection was made possible by the generous donors to our crowdfunded Save Their Stories campaign.
    Special Collection
    Save Their Stories
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-11 13:19:13
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