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Chaim Piotrkowski collection

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    Chaim Piotrkowski collection

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    The Chaim Piotrkowski collection consists of a photocopy of Piotrkowski's personal narrative about his experiences in the Łódź ghetto, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Lieberose, written in English; a photocopy of Hercko Ciesluk's personal narrative about his experiences in the Bialystok ghetto, Bliżyn labor camp, Lieberose, Gross Rosen, and Mauthausen, written in Yiddish in 1947; and Piotrkowski’s English translation of Ciesluk's personal narrative.
    inclusive:  circa 1995
    Collection Creator
    Chaim Piotrkowski
    Hercko Ciesluk
    Chaim Piotrkowski was born in 1927 in Łódź. He survived the Łódź ghetto, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Lieberose and relocated to Israel after the war.
    Hercko (Hersz) Ciesluk was born in 1916 in Stawiska, Poland, and survived the Białystok ghetto, Bliżyn labor camp, Lieberose, Gross Rosen, and Mauthausen.

    Physical Details

    English Yiddish
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Chaim Piortkowski collection is arranged as a single series: I. Chaim Piotrkowski collection, approximately 1994-1995.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

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    Administrative Notes

    Chaim Piotrkowski donated the Chaim Piotrkowski collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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