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Model built by the rescuer of his house where 32 Jews lived in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.142.1 a-f

Model of his house built by Staszek Jackowski, a Christian man, who hid 32 Jews there for 1 1/2 years. The model lifts to expose the hiding place in the basement. Jackowski built the model for Ruth Gruber in 1967. The hiding place was built in the basement of a house which was 2 blocks away from Gestapo headquarters.

Date
1967  (creation)
Classification
Architectural Elements
Object Type
Building models (tgm)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Gruber
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:20
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