Jacob and Bela Gutman photographs
The collection consists of five photographs relating to the experiences of Jacob and Bela b. Milstein Gutman in 1941 in the ghetto in Radom, Poland; two photographs of the Gutmans' wedding on January 29,1946, at the DP camp in Mittenwald, Germany; and a portrait of Bela smuggled by her from Blizyn concentration camp to Jacob who was working at the KZ "Truppen Wirschafts Lager der Waffen SS" in Wałowa, Poland
The portrait of Bela was smuggled to Jacob behind a small, round mirror contained in a plastic case, the method that they used to send letters to each other. Jacob sewed the photo into his pants and carried it with him through numerous camps. This photo was used to help the couple reunite after liberation.
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Also in Jacob Gutman collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Jacob Gutman. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
The collection consists of five photographs of images of Dachau concentration camp following liberation in May 1945 and three photographs of a memorial at Mittenwald DP camp in Germany in 1947.