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Éva Josefsson Bász papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1997.A.0004

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    Description
    Contains Éva Josefsson Bász's memoir describing her conversion from Judaism and baptism as a Jehovah's Witness in 1941; her arrest while distributing religious material and deportation from Ujpest (Hungary) to Auschwitz concentration camp; her transfer to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944; the punishment she suffered when she refused to do bomb clearance work because she felt it would violate her religious principle of neutrality; and her emigration to Sweden after the war. A black and white photograph of her taken in 1945 is included.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945-1996
    Collection Creator
    Éva B. Josefsson
    Biography
    Éva Josefsson Bász, a Jehovah's Witness, survived internment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. Her sisters Elvira and Judit both survived the Holocaust as well, although Éva and Elivira did not know it at the time. Judit also did not know that her older sisters had survived.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    Éva Josefsson Bász donated he collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-05 17:49:58
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