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Drimer family photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2012.31.1

Drimer family photographs: collection of images depicting Jakub and Laura Lea Drimer in Drohobycz, Poland and their baby son Marcel; dated 1929-1935
Accretion: Collection of photographs showing Abraham Bumek Gruber (donors' uncle) in the Polish Army, c. 1933; Bumek's first wife Blimka, who was murdered in Drohobycz in 1943 together with their daughter Liba; image of Marcel and his younger sister Irena playing at the lumberyard where their father worked, c. 1938; portrait of Sara Gruber (donors' maternal grandmother); postwar photographs of the Drimer family in Walbrzych, Poland and the Gruber family; Bumek, his second wife Tusia (Ida), her daughter from her first marriage, Fela and their son Oded.
Second accretion: Three photographs depicting Jan and Zofia Sawinski, a couple who saved the lives of thirteen Jews from Drohobycz. Jakud Drimer and Laura Gruber Drimer (donor's parents) and their children Marcel (b. 1934) and Irena (b. 1936) lived in Drohobycz, but were originally from Mlynki Szkolne. The Sawinski family hid the Drimer family, Bumek Gruber, Laura's brother, with his wife and daughter, and five other Jews. The photographs were sent to Marcel Drimer by Maria Vurlovska from Drohobycz, Ukraine, great grandniece of Jan and Zofia Sawinski.
Third Accretion: school diplomas from Drohobycz and Walbrzych, Poland; 2 newspaper clippings

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marcel Drimer and Irena Drimer Wysoki
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Record last modified: 2018-08-14 09:25:08
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