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Herschkowitz family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0581

The Herschkowitz family papers contain primarily Holocaust-era documents related to Bezales Herschkowitz, a furrier in Paris who was imprisoned by the Nazis at Dachau, and his family. The documents relate mostly to his internment, and include political deportee cards, certificates, and repatriation cards. Also included are Bezales’ military documents, medical diagnosis, and documents concerning compensation and pension. A brief memoir written by Bezales’ daughter, Brenda, details more fully their family’s story.

The Herschkowitz family papers contain records primarily relating Bezales Herschkowitz and his family. The papers contain primarily documents concerning Bezales’ service in the French military, and his internment in Dachau. Included are items such as a census card, political deportee cards, repatriation cards, a medical diagnosis, and military pension documents. Bezales and Rose were members of the “Fédération Nationale des Déportés et Internes Résistants et Patrietes,” and included are their membership cards. An identity card for their daughter Brenda, as well as a brief memoir chronicling the family’s history during the war is also included.

Date
inclusive:  1940-1994
bulk:  1940-1963
Language
English
French
Extent
9 folders
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:00:53
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