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Joe Gelber collection

Document | Accession Number: 1994.A.0252 | RG Number: RG-02.153

Describes the German occupation of Poland; the creation of and conditions in the Czestochowa ghetto; his separation from his wife and other family members; the HASAG forced labor camp at Czestochowa; deportations to and conditions in Buchenwald and Nordhausen (a.k.a. Dora-Mittelbau); Gelber's liberation by Seymour Zipper; his reunion with his wife and other surviving family members and their experiences at the Feldafing displaced persons camp; and Gelber's emigration to the United States. Also includes an original letter and copy of a photograph, both by Seymour Zipper, relating to Joe Gelber's condition when found at Nordhausen.

Date
inclusive:  1945-1980
Extent
2 folders
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-26 12:31:15
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