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Irena Schwarz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Consists of a rosary and cross and an autograph album and invitation, dated circa 1942-1945, relating to the donor's experiences as a hidden child in Poland. Also includes photographs depicting the donor, her birth family before the Holocaust and her war time rescuer, Janina Sycz. Irene (Irena) Schwarz is the author of "A Holocaust Love Story," published in Israel in 2000.
Provenance
The collection was donated by Irena Schwarz to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2001.
Date
1931-1946
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Irena Schwarz papers

Document | Accession Number: 2001.315.1


Rosary

Object | Accession Number: 2001.315.2

Date
1942-1945
Rosary

Cross owned by a hidden child

Object | Accession Number: 2001.315.3

Date
1942-1945
Cross owned by a hidden child
 
Record last modified: 2015-08-13 09:06:26
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