The note was written by the donor's mother. The donor's mother attached the note to Bertie's basket when she left her three-month-old daughter on the doorstep of a Dutch resistance worker
Message on note translation:"I am Klaasje von de Velde [donor's false name] born May 3, 1942. My mother abandoned me. Will you take care of me?"
Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:52:03
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Also in Bertie Levkowitz collection
Collection consisting of a note written by donor's mother and a"Star of David" badge printed with"Jood" and worn by donor's parents during the Holocaust
The badge was worn by Bertie Levkowitz's parents during the Holocaust in the Netherlands.