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Andor Gergely and Lajos Kenéz papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.469.5

The Andor Gergely and Lajos Kenéz papers consist of records documenting the lives, medical careers, relatives, and persecution of Andor Gergely and Lajos Kenéz in Oradea as well as wartime and postwar Hungarian printed materials.
Andor Gergely and Lajos Kenéz records include biographical materials, student records, correspondence, and legal records documenting Gergely’s and Kenéz’s relatives, educations, medical careers, involvement and prominence in the Jewish community of Oradea, persecution as Jewish doctors under the Hungarian occupation, defense by colleagues who provided testimonials about their character, and Gergely’s courtship of Edith Kenéz.
Printed materials include the first issue of the anti‐Semitic paper Harc edited by Bosnyák Zoltán, a poster to the Hungarian soldiers following the dismissal of General Miklos Horthy by the Nazis in 1944 and the appointment of Ferenc Szálasi as the Hungarian prime minister, issues or partial issues of postwar Hungarian language newspapers, and a 1952 Hungarian translation of a 1951 speech by David Ben‐ Gurion.

Date
inclusive:  1883-1952
bulk:  1909-1952
Extent
1 box
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-09 11:24:15
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