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Irena Peritz papers

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.1064

The Irena Peritz papers include her autograph book, diary, and memoir documenting her friendships in Lvov and Borysław and her family’s experiences in the Borysław ghetto and labor camp and in hiding. The papers also include letters from Janka and Niuta Teicher documenting their experiences in the Drohobycz labor camp and Dachówczarnia brick factory.
The autograph book includes signatures, poems, and drawings by Irena Peritz’s friends in Lvov and Borysław.
Correspondence consists of letters written by Janka and Niuta Teicher in the Dachówczarnia labor camp in Drohobycz to Irena Peritz in Borysław. The letters describe the selection process that brought them from Borysław to Drohobycz, life in the camp, and work at the brick factory.
Peritz’s diary describes her experiences in the Borysław labor camp and in hiding following the camp’s liquidation and her liberation. The book Irena's Diary: My Wartime Memories includes Peritz’s account of her experiences during the Holocaust, translations of some of Irena Peritz’s diary entries, and reproductions of photographs of Peritz and her family and friends.
The photographic materials series comprises photocopies of two photographs of Janka and Niuta Teicher, one with Irena Peritz and one with family friend Nela Egert.

Date
inclusive:  1940-circa 2004
Language
English
Polish
Extent
7 folders
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-03 12:43:43
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