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Warsaw Ghetto photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2002.221.1

The collection primarily consists of photographs depicting the Warsaw ghetto, some of which were likely taken by a prisoner known as Edek before he was deported and murdered in 1943, including people involved in food smuggling in the ghetto. Also depicted is Jan Kostański and his mother Wladyslawa Kostański, both of whom were involved with resistance activities, including hiding three members of the Wierzbicki family. Included with the collection is a certificate from the Jewish Historical Institute (Zydowski Instytut Historyczny w Polsce) in Warsaw, Poland attesting to Jan’s deeds.

Date
inclusive:  1937-1960
Language
Polish
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jan Kostański
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-13 12:13:24
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