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Kawer family photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2012.414.1

Collection of fifteen photographs of the Kawer family before the war in Sokolow Podlaski, Poland. Chaim Hyman Kawer (donor’s father) was the youngest of eight children. One of his brothers, Akiva, left Poland for Argentina before the war and all other siblings with their families were murdered in Treblinka death camp in 1942. Other photographs show Hyman Kawer and some of his friends who survived in USSR and returned to their hometown in 1946 and an exhumed mass grave. Hyman and Roza Kawer left Poland for Hallein DP camp in Austria, where their daughter Pesla was born. Aaron Kawer was born in Frunze, Kyrgystan, USSR.

Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Aaron Kawer
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Record last modified: 2018-10-01 11:46:57
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