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Berkowicz family collection

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0128 | RG Number: RG-10.313

The Berkowicz family collection contains records pertaining to Joseph and Eugenie Berkowicz of Warsaw, Poland. These include identity cards, marriage and birth certificates, and items related to Joseph’s cannery business; Fabryka Konserw “Original.” Also included are photographs of the family and announcements of family member’s deaths.

The Berkowicz family papers contain records relating to Joseph and Eugenie (Gene) Berkowicz. The records are primarily certificates and identification, including identity cards, marriage and birth certificates, and Gene’s fake ID under the name Irena Janiszewska. Other items include a wedding announcement, death announcements for relatives, and papers related to Joseph’s cannery business, such as a blank invoice and an envelope with letterhead. Also included are photographs of the Berkowicz family and a brief autobiography written by Eugenie.

Date
inclusive:  1913-1942
Language
English
Polish
Hebrew
Extent
7 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gene Berkowicz
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:38:07
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