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Gisela Laufer Wortman, William Laufer, and Naum Wortman papers

Document | Accession Number: 1996.A.0309

The Gisela Laufer Wortman, William Laufer, and Naum Wortman papers consist of biographical materials, correspondence files, displaced persons camp records, photographs, and printed materials documenting Dr. Gisela Laufer Wortman, her first husband Dr. William Laufer, and her second husband Dr. Naum Wortman. The Dr. Gisela Laufer Wortman papers document her family from Tarnobrzeg, Poland, their deportation to the Soviet Union during World War II, and her wartime and postwar medical training in Ashgabat, Prague, and Vienna. The Dr. William Laufer papers trace the Laufer and Rubinstein family’s refuge in Lvov and deportation to a labor camp in Marijska (Mari El, Russia). The Dr. Naum Wortman papers document Wortman’s work as a doctor at the Auschwitz concentration camp and the Ebensee and Ebelsberg displaced persons camps as well as his first wife Gisela Plancer Wortman’s description of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp.

Date
approximately 1914-2004  (inclusive)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
3 boxes
6 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gisela Laufer Wortman
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Albert Laufer
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Record last modified: 2018-09-21 13:16:22
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