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Sonja Milner collection, 1944-1945

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 1988.86.1 | RG Number: RG-10.261

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    Sonja Milner collection, 1944-1945
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    Overview

    Description
    The photographs depict Schneiur and Shlomo Trabska dressed in Polish Army uniforms, their cousin of who was a rabbi, and Siegfried Mendel from Gniewkowo, Poland.
    Date
    inclusive:  circa 1929-approximately 1939
    Collection Creator
    Schneiur Trabska
    Shlomo Trabska
    Biography
    Schneiur Trabska and his brother Shlomo Trabska both served in the Polish Army in the late 1930s. Schneiur, his wife, and two children all perished during the Holocaust. His brother Shlomo perished at Ponary. Their cousin, a rabbi in “Valoshien“ was murdered in Vilna (Vilnius, Lithuania). Their friend or relative Siegfried Mendel survived the Warsaw ghetto, Treblinka, Auschwitz, and Dachau. He immigrated to the United States after war and died in 1951.
    Shlomo Trabska and his brother Schneiur Trabska both served in the Polish Army in the late 1930s. Shlomo perished at Ponary. His brother Schneiur, his wife, and two children all perished during the Holocaust. Their cousin, a rabbi in “Valoshien“ was murdered in Vilna (Vilnius, Lithuania). Their friend or relative Siegfried Mendel survived the Warsaw ghetto, Treblinka, Auschwitz, and Dachau. He immigrated to the United States after war and died in 1951.

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Jews--Poland.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The photographs were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Sonja Milner in 1988.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:10:47
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