- The collection consists of a photograph of Aleksander Stasiak as a young man and a photograph of Gustawa (Gitla) Braun Cygielsztrajach donor's mother at age 26 taken around 1918. Aleksander Stasiak was a neighbor of the Cygielsztrajach family and hid the donor's sister, Zosia, during World War II. Gustawa Cygielsztrajach died in the ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, in December 1941 at the age of 49.
- Portrait photographs.
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- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The photograph of Aleksander Stasiak was sent to Mitch (Mieczyslaw) Cegielski by Marzena Kasztankiewicz, Stasiak's great-niece. The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Mitch Cegielski in 1992.
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Also in Cygielsztrajch family collection
Contains materials related to the experiences of the Cygielsztrajch family. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Stamped school identification photograph of Zofia (Zosia) Cygielsztrajch, at age thirteen. Image created 1938.
Letter, written by Zofia (Zosia) Cygielsztrajch (donor's sister) in February 1943, at age nineteen, while she was in hiding in Warsaw. The letter describes living conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto, her escape of Warsaw Ghetto, and her experiences in hiding.
The papers consist of letters from Zofia Cygielsztrajch to her brother Mieczyslaw Cegielski during her stay in a military hospital in Lublin, Poland.
"Difficult years" contains information about the occupation of Warsaw and Poland by the Germans and the effect that this occupation had on the family of Mitch (Mieczysław) Cegielski's family. One draft chapter of of "Difficult years" relates to Cegielski's sister, Zosia, and includes authenticated photocopies of medical records relating to Zosia's stay in a military hospital.
Contains information about the early life of Mara Cygielstrejch in Lvov (L'viv), Poland, her flight to the Soviet Union, and her eventual emigration to Israel.