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Hahn and Laks family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.377.1

Contains an Arbeitskarte (work ID) issued to Piotr Kaszuba (donor's father; real name Juliusz Hahn) by the employment office in Plauen, Germany on August 31, 1944, stating that the bearer was born on December 29, 1915, is stateless, and is employed as metal worker in the Oskar Otto factory in Elsterberg. Also includes an identity card issued to Ruchla Laks (donor's mother), on July14, 1937; Ruchla Laks, born on October 8, 1916 in Włodzimierz Wołyński, Poland, left Poland on a passport which didn’t belong to her in 1938, escaping imprisonment for belonging to the illegal Communist Party. She was in France during the Holocaust, fighting in resistance movement. She met Piotr Kaszuba, donor’s father, after his liberation.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Helena Huberman
Record last modified: 2023-07-05 13:39:50
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