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Szyja Faktor papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.75.1

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    The Szyja Faktor papers contain photographs and documents concerning Szyja Faktor, a Polish citizen who was displaced as a result of World War II. Included in the collection are letters sent by Szyja while living in the Rivoli, Italy displaced persons camp in 1948 to his cousin Morris Himelsztein in Toronto, Canada. Also included are photographs depicting Szyja, his wife, and his daughter while they were living in the camp in Rivoil.
    inclusive:  1947-1948
    Collection Creator
    Szyja Faktor
    Szyja Faktor was born in Poland. During World War II, Szyja was held briefly by the Germans, but then escaped to the Soviet Union where he stayed until 1945. Once the war ended, Szyja lived for a time at the Rivoli displaced persons camp in Italy. There, he met his wife, Sala and sometime around 1947, had a daughter named Frieda.

    Physical Details

    Yiddish Polish
    3 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Szyja Faktor papers are arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Rivoli (Italy).

    Administrative Notes

    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Sigmund Goldberg in 2002.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2023-02-24 14:04:04
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