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Edward Haven collection

Document | Accession Number: 2002.156.1

The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of Edward Haven (born Edward Rechtszafen), who survived the Holocaust as a hidden child in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland. Included are pre-war and wartime photographs of the donor’s family; postcards depicting images of Warsaw, circa 1956; the donor’s 6th grade school notebook, 1946; correspondence between the donor and his father, who was in Los Angeles, CA, 1946; and correspondence, 1946, including with the Machaczeks, who had hidden the donor during the war, relating to arranging for Edward to immigrate travel to the United States in order to live with his father.

Date
inclusive:  1937-circa 1956
Language
Polish
English
Extent
1 folder
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-16 15:48:50
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