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Dina Pollak Gabos collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a contemporary painting and photographs relating to the experiences of Dina Pollak Gabos, and her parents Otto and Rifka Pollak, who escaped Yugoslavia in 1941 and lived in hiding in Italy until 1944. Accretion: Painting: by Dina Gabos (donor); acrylic on paper; titled: “Sorrow”; dated: 1982; 28x19.5”; Calendar: issued by Jewish National Fund (Keren Kayemet L’Israel) for the Hebrew year 5710 (1949-1950); with images of symbols of the State of Israel; map of the State of Israel and a list of new settlements founded by JNF in Israel. In Italian; Membership ID: issued by The Zionist Organization in the South of Italy to Rifka Pollak, donor’s mother; dated” July 1, 1945 in Hebrew and English; Photographs: depicting a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors posing with the sign “HIAS of America” on their way to Palestine; dated: 1945; Bari, Italy and a makeshift synagogue in Bari, Italy in 1945; Invitation: to luncheon for State of Israel Bonds and meeting the Foreign Minister of the State of Israel, Golda Meir; dated: December 9, 1956; New York City, US; Pin: with two enamel triangles, red and yellow, forming a Star of David; with a Hebrew inscription: “Association of Former Prisoners of Nazis in Israel” Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Dina Pollak Gabos. An accretion of additional materials was donated to the Museum by Dina Pollak Gabos in 2017.
Date
approximately 1930-1977
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Dina Gabos papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.239.1


Dina Pollak Gabos photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2012.470.1


Autobiographical painting depicting a young girl and her parents as refugees in flight painted postwar by a Croatian Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2012.470.2

Geography
creation: United States
Date
commemoration:  1941 December
creation:  1977
Autobiographical painting depicting a young girl and her parents as refugees in flight painted postwar by a Croatian Jewish woman

Dina Pollak Gabos papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.434.1


Sorrow

Object | Accession Number: 2017.434.2

Sorrow

Pin

Object | Accession Number: 2017.434.3

Pin
 
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