Halina D. Gartenberg memoir
Contains donor's handwritten memoir in which she describes pre-World War II life in Lʹviv, Ukraine, (a.k.a. Lʹvov or Lwów, Poland); conditions in the Lʹviv ghetto; the deaths of her parents and brother in Janowska concentration camp; her survival in hiding first with a Catholic family and later with relatives; her postwar return to Poland; and her emigration to England in 1946 and to the United States in 1954.
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Also in This Collection
Collection contents include two black and white photographs of the donor's grandparents, circa 1928, in Kraków, Poland; a memoir entitled "The Brand's of Krakow" which describes Gartenberg's grandmother's apartment and Gartenberg's relationship with her grandmother; a memoir entitled "Schtetl sic Brzozów near Sanok, Poland" describes Gartenberg's relationship with her grandfather and the town of Brzozów; and an announcement from the Jewish Forum Foundation in Poland regarding Jewish ancestry. Gartenberg's grandparents were killed by the Nazis in 1942.