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Ann Hershkowitz papers

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    The papers consist of an identification card issued to Hanka Schudmak (later Ann Hershkowitz) and stating that she was a prisoner at Bergen-Belsen, two photographs of Hanka standing near the grave of her younger sister, Itka Schudmak, at the International Cemetery at Bergen-Belsen, and a photograph of the gravestone of Itka Schudmak.

    Itka Schudmak, Ann Hershkowitz's younger sister, died of typhus on May 27, 1945, after liberation at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
    creation:  1946
    Collection Creator
    Ann Hershkowitz
    Ann Hershkowitz was born Hanka Schudmak on 3 February 1925 in Chrzanów, Poland to Jakob and Gitla Schudmak (née Bachner). She had five siblings: David, Moshe, Rutka, Salomon (b. 1923), and Itka.

    In February 1942 Ann was sent to the Schoenberg forced-labor camp. In 1943 she was deported to the Graeben subcamp of Gross-Rosen and transferred to Bergen-Belsen in September 1944. She was liberated on 15 April 1945. Her sister Itka was also liberated, but perished on 27 May 1945 from typhus. Salomon and Rutka both survived the Holocaust.

    Physical Details

    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single series.

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    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

    Personal Name
    Hershkowitz, Ann.

    Administrative Notes

    This collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Ann Hershkowitz in 1992.
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    2023-03-01 13:13:01
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