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Anna Hershey collection

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    Overview

    Description
    Consists of photographs and documents from the collection of Anna Hershey. Includes documents and photographs related to her mother, who was one of four sisters from Łódź: Dina, Pola, Ruta, and Bela (the donor's mother). This portion of the collection includes copies of Dina Tazlowiczowa's diploma's from the Warsaw Conservatory of Music, a photograph of Pola taken in the Łódź ghetto, and a pre-war photograph of Ruta and Dina. Of the sisters, only Bela and Ruta survived the war. The collection also contains material related to Anna's husband, Gecel Herszlikowicz (later George Hershey), originally of Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland, who survived the Częstochowa, Buchenwald, Flössberg, and Mauthausen concentration camps. Includes post-war photographs and a copy of a 1946 document confirming his employment at an American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee warehouse in Linz.
    Date
    inclusive:  1930-1950
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anna Hershey

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish
    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Łódź (Poland)

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Anna Hershey donated her family's collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-24 13:46:47
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