Identification tag issued to a forced laborer in the Warsaw ghetto
- Object Type
Name tags (lcsh)
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eugenia Shrut
Identification tag 7190 issued in summer 1942 to Gina Tabaczynska whil a forced laborer of the Schultz Firma in the Warsaw Ghetto. The tag was supposed to protect the owner from deportation. In November 1940, the Tabaczynski family fled Klodawa, Poland, because of the anti-Jewish persecution of the German occupaton authorities. They were later forced into the Warsaw ghetto. Gina, her parents, her brother, Pawel, and his wife, Bela, worked in the business office of the Schultz Firma which protected them from deportation through the spring of 1943. In April 1943, when the Germans began to liquidate the ghetto, the residents launched an armed revolt against the German occupiers. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended on May 16. Gina was the only member of her family to survive.
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