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Hanzelka family photograph

Document | Accession Number: 2012.187.1

Photograph taken by Venant Hanzelka of his wife Stepanka and daughter Hana, dated 1942 near Svojanov, Czechoslovakia. Venant Hanzelka took the photograph while he was visiting Stepanka and Hana, who fled to a mill in a forest after they became endangered by the resistance activities of Venant and his brother Alfons. Alfons was arrested and deported to Auschwitz, where he perished. While staying at the mill, Venant visted his family, and was reunited with them after the war.

Date
1942  (creation)
Language
Czech
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hana Strasen
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Record last modified: 2018-09-10 08:57:32
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