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Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman (Hedva Zeliger) photograph collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.196

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    Overview

    Description
    The Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman photograph collection consists of photographs of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman, family and friends, taken in Kolomyia, Poland (now Kolomyya, Ukraine), 1942-1952.

    The photographs include a photograph of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman taken a day after she left the Majdanek concentration camp, August 1, 1942. A photograph of the daughter of Dr. Rousch, a family friend, Poland, October 22, 1942. Dr. Rousch, his wife, and daughter all perished in the Holocaust. A photograph of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman and Dr. Lipper, a physician with the Jewish Health Organization of the Œuvre de secours aux enfants (OSE), taken at the Child’s Care for Jewish Children, Kolomyia, Poland. Dr. Lipper perished in the Holocaust. A photograph of Dr. Frederic Gross, a cousin of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman, Kolomyia, Poland, 1942. Dr. Gross was ordered by the Nazis to work in a German hospital, sent to prison and escaped. He was eventually caught and murdered. A photograph of Zelina Gross, Kolomyia, Poland. Zelina Gross is the aunt of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman and mother of Dr. Frederic Gross. She died in Kolomyia, Poland in 1943. A photograph of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman taken before her immigration to Israel, 1952. A photograph of Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman taken from her passport and used during her immigration to Israel, 1950.
    Date
    creation:  1942-1952

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman (Hedva Zeliger) photograph collection is arranged in 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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman donated the Chedwa Seliger-Kaufman photograph collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:11:55
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