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Michal Salomonczyk photographs

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of 18 black and white photographs of the Salomonczyk family in Poland and the U.S.S.R. from 1925 to 1946 as well as the Erlich family, Michal Salomonczyk's wife's family, and Dr. Eliasberg and the staff of the hospital in the ghetto in Łódź, Poland.
    Date
    inclusive:  1925-1946
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Michal Salomonczyk
    Collection Creator
    Michal Salomonczyk
    Biography
    Michal Salomonczyk was born on May 8, 1903, in Kalisz, Poland. His father, Mosze Majer Salomończyk, was an exporter of flour and his mother, Karolina Chaja Heyman Salomończyk, took care of the home. Mosze Majer Salomończyk died in 1931, his wife Karolina Salomończyk perished in the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. Michał Salomończyk, the donor, had seven siblings:

    1. Maria Salomończyk Markowicz, b. 1890, who was married to Paweł Markowicz and had two daughters: Lili Markowicz Brun and Mira Markowicz. Paweł Markowicz perished in Treblinka. His two daughters survived in hiding.
    2. Herman Salomończyk, born in 1891, perished in Mauthausen concentration camp
    3. Aleksander Izrael Salomończyk, born in 1892, survived the war on Aryan papers.
    4. Hanka Salomończyk, born in 1900, perished in Treblinka in 1942.
    5. Zofia Salomończyk, born in 1902, perished in Treblinka in 1942.
    6. Ala Salomończyk, born in 1904, worked with Dr. Liebeskind in Lvov, later deported to Nadwórna, Poland and murdered there in 1942.
    7. Genia Salomończyk, born in 1905, perished in Treblinka in 1943.

    Michał Salomończyk married Dziunia Jetta Erlich on May 27, 1938 in Katowice, Poland. The couple and Dziunia’s sister. Ewa Estera Erlich fled Poland in 1939 to the Soviet zone of occupation. In 1940 they were deported to Sarańsk where Michał worked in a coal mine. In 1945 the Michał, his wife, and his sister-in-law, returned to Łódź, Poland..

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Michal Salomonczyk in 1998.
    Record last modified:
    2024-05-09 10:20:41
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