Lilly Gliksman Zaks collection
Consists of seven photographs from the Lilly Gliksman Zaks collection; includes pre-war photographs of her brother, Chaim Gliksman, a banker from Bedzin, Poland, who was a member of the Sonderkommando in Birkenau and perished there in 1944; and post-war photographs of Lilly Zaks, her husband Szajo, and their son Jerry, who was born in 1947 in the Stuttgart hospital. Notable is a copy of a false ID card for Szajo Zaks as a Pole, Jan Byczek, and photographs of Zaks while he was posing as Byczek. Szajo Zaks escaped from a deportation to Auschwitz and hid as a Pole for the remainder of the war.
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