Miriam Lutomerska Buchs papers
Collection consists of Identification documents of Miriam Lutomerska (later Buchs) from Free City of Danzig and Israel, as well as a commemorative calendar from Ferramonti. Identification documents include a Fremdenpass and an identification card issued by the State of Israel for Miriam and her husband Yeheskel Buks, The commemorative calendar for the year 1944 was issued in commemoration of the concentration camp Ferramonti in Italy, containing historical information on the camp.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Roberta Winter
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Miriam Buchs discusses her childhood in Lubien, Poland; her family’s Orthodox religious practices; her informal schooling; prewar relations with Polish neighbors; her move to Danzig at 18 year old to look for work; how she supported herself in Danzig; her awareness of political events in Germany; her attempt to immigrate to England; her experiences obtaining an Italian visa; her immigration to Trieste, Italy; her attempted illegal immigration to Palestine; her internment in the prison camp Ferramonte in Calabria, Italy; the living conditions in the prison camp; her immigration from Italy to Haifa, Israel during war; meeting her future husband in a café; how she made a living in Haifa; and her immigration to the United States.