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Max Poznanski collection

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0874

The Max Poznanski collection contains documentation acquired by Poznanski, in an effort to gain reparations for his medical conditions. Poznanski suffered from bronchitis and severe nervousness, gained from his time working in the coal mines while a prisoner in several concentration camps. The majority of the collection contains medical reports and diagnoses in English, German, Czech, Russian, and Polish. Also included are photographs of Max and his wife before the war, and news clippings in German.

The Max Poznanski collection contains documentation gathered over many years in order to prove medical illnesses which resulted from Poznanski’s imprisonment in several concentration camps during World War II. Included are medical reports and diagnoses filed by doctors who treated Poznanski in Czechoslovakia, following his liberation from Theresienstadt; at the displaced persons camp in Amberg, Germany, following the war; and in Washington, D.C., following Poznanski’s immigration to the United States. This documentation was gathered in order for Poznanski to gain reparations for his treatment during the Holocaust. Also included are news clippings in German, and photographs of Max and his wife Sherle before the war.

Date
inclusive:  1945-1979
Language
English
Extent
10 folders
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-05 11:43:24
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