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Jaworski family photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2002.425.1

The collection consists of photographs documenting the Holocaust-era experiences of Maria Mania Teicher and Karol Gecman, whom would marry after the war and eventually change their name to Maria and Karol Jaworski. The bulk of the photographs depict Maria and her husband Karol and their daughters Basia and Halina in Lublin and Sopot, Poland, 1948-1953. Other photographs include a depiction of three Jewish young women, wearing armbands with a Star of David in the Szczebrzeszyn ghetto with the inscription “To my beloved brother from Basia” on verso, 1941; Grodzka Gate, Lublin, circa 1944; portrait of Cesia Wang taken in 1940 and given to Maria in 1944; group portrait of four women soldiers in the Red Army in Samarkand with Maria in top row to the left, 1942; and Maria serving in the Polish Army in Lublin, 1945.

Date
inclusive:  1941-1953
Language
Polish
Russian
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Basia Jaworksi
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:06:21
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