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Nachman Zonabend papers

Document | Accession Number: 1993.143.3

The Nachman Zonabend papers consist of biographical materials, ration tickets, and photographs documenting Zonabend’s family from Łęczyca, Poland, his confinement to the Łódź ghetto and the work he performed there, his marriage to Ita Kuperminc, his liberation, and his work as photographer and collector of historical materials for the Main Historical Commission of the Central Committee of Jews in Poland.
Biographical materials include identification papers, labor cards, and certificates documenting Zonabend’s confinement to the Łódź ghetto, the work he performed there, his marriage to Ita Kuperminc, his liberation, and his work as photographer and collector of historical materials for the Main Historical Commission of the Central Committee of Jews in Poland.
Łódź ghetto tickets include two kinds of midday meal tickets and a ticket for a streetcar that ran through the ghetto.
Photographs depict Nachman Zonabend with his family in Łęczyca, Zonabend in the Łódź ghetto with children, Pinchas (Swarc) Shaar, Ita Kuperminc, Josef Kowner, Irena Działoszyńska, and Anton Kraft in the ghetto, a meeting of the Central Jewish Historical Committee in Łódź after liberation, and Ita Kuperminc with three Soviet officers near a pile of skulls during the Soviet investigation of German war crimes at the alleged soap factory near Gdańsk. This series also includes a photograph by Mendel Grossman of a boy killed during the Gehsperre Aktion in September 1942.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1932-1946
Language
German
Polish
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nachman Zonabend
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 14:59:52
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