Gusta Dickman collection
Documents and photographs relating to Dr. Gusta Dickman (née Lempert), born May 20, 1904 in Żurawno, Poland. She graduated with a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Lvov University in 1927. In 1929 she married Michał Dickman, an architect, and the couple moved to Warsaw in 1935. They were forced into the Warsaw ghetto in November 1940. Michał Dickman was murdered in 1942, and Gusta managed to escape from the ghetto during the Warsaw ghetto uprising in April 1943. She obtained false documents, which allowed her to stay in Warsaw untill October 1943 at which time she moved to Milanówek near Warsaw and stayed there until the liberation in January 1945. In 1948 Dr. Dickman immigrated to Israel. She died in 1979 in Tel Aviv.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wiera Sierpińska
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