Marion Weinzweig memoir
Consists of a memoir, 11 pages, of Marion Weinzweig (born Mania Sztajman) based on memory, painstaking research and an aunt’s recollection, describing family life in Opatów, Poland; her life as a hidden child first with a Polish family and later in Convents where she became a devout Catholic and an anti-semite; the deaths of her mother and many family members who were either shot by Germans, sent to Belzac, Auschwitz and Treblinka Death camp; postwar life as a Jewish child with her father in Poland, DP camp in Germany; Her immigration to Canada in 1948; and the Americanization of her name to Marion Staiman.
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Also in Marion Weinzweig collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Marion Weinzweig and her family during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Consists of pre-war photographs of Major Sztajman and Sylka Fefer and post-war photographs of their daughter, Mania Sztajman. Mania, born in January 1941, spent the war hiding in a convent run by the Christian Sisters of Klimontów. The collection includes a photograph of the sisters with the children at the convent.