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Charlotte Szwajcer papers

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    Consists of a certificate of incarceration, issued to Szajndla Harsrawa nee Szmulewicz (Charlotte Szwajcer's maternal grandmother) on 24 March 1960, in Antwerp, Belgium, by the International Committee of the Red Cross as well as an identity card issued in Brussels, Belgium, on 13 December 1943, to Szajndla Harsrawa, nee Szmulewicz, stating that her nationality was Polish.
    issue:  1943 December 13-1960 March 24
    Collection Creator
    Charlotte Szwajcer
    Jakub Szwajcer was born on June 14, 1903 in Bedzin, Poland. In 1919, he immigrated to Palestine. After seven years, he and his future wife, Bajla Ferens, immigrated to Rotterdam, Netherlands, where Jakub found work as a merchant. After the German invasion of the Netherlands, they moved to Gouda, Netherlands and in October 1942 found a hiding place there. Bajla found life in hiding to be very difficult and left. She was captured and deported to Auschwitz concentration camp on November 13, 1942. Jakub Szwajcer survived the Holocaust and remarried a survivor from Belgium.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Harsrawa, Szajndla.

    Administrative Notes

    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Charlotte Szwajcer in 2002.
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