- Brief Narrative
- The purse was owned by the donor's aunt and kept by Alicia Weinsberg in hiding
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinsberg
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- No restrictions on access
- Conditions on Use
- No restrictions on use
Keywords & Subjects
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The purse was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinsberg.
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- 2022-07-28 18:28:21
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Also in Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinsberg collection
Consists of a purse owned by the donor's aunt and kept by Alicia Weinsberg in hiding; a Russian affidavit for Jakob Fajnsztejn (the donor's grandfather); seven postcards from the Warsaw ghetto; one letter and envelope from the ghetto; one Red Cross letter from the ghetto; two identity cards; three false birth certificates; and one letter from the American Consul General in Sweden. Also includes other materials concerning the wartime experiences of the donor's family. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Contains ten postcards sent from the Warsaw Ghetto to the United States, one certificate from the International Red Cross, a telegram sent informing Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinberg's uncle about survivors from his family, one black and white photograph of Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinberg and her cousin, and one black and white photograph of Alicia Fajnsztejn Weinberg, her sister, Zofja Fajnsztejn, and Josef and Helena Biczyk.
Contains one Warsaw ghetto arm band belonging to Alicia Fajnszetjn Weinsberg, eight legal documents, two envelopes, two invitations, two programs, one brochure, one report card, one menu, and two newspaper clippings pertaining to Alicia Fajnstejn Weinsberg's Holocaust experiences.
The papers consist of a Russian affidavit for Jakob Fajnsztejn (donor's grandfather), seven postcards from the Warsaw ghetto, one letter and envelope from ghetto, one Red Cross letter from the ghetto, two identification cards, three "official" false birth certificates, and one letter from the American Consul General in Sweden.
Contains letters from a Munich displaced persons camp in Germany to Alicia Weinsberg in New York City (1948-1950) and restitution papers for Malka Feinstein.