John and Melanie Balzer papers
The papers consist of two warrants issued in the ghetto in Vilnius, Lithuania (Vilna, Poland), and one questionnaire ("Fragebogen") for a medical professional completed for Dawid Abramowicz, a dental technician in Warsaw, Poland.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of John and Melanie Balzer
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Contains materials concerning the experiences of apparently unrelated individuals during the Holocaust. The materials were compiled by John and Melanie Balzer. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
The papers consist of a pre-printed postcard sent from Auschwitz concentration camp and a letter and envelope addressed to an inmate in Auschwitz, Otakar Litomisky, from Czechoslovakia.
The papers consist of a German police arrest warrant stating that Mirska Lina is to be held further in jail and a letter sent by the Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft (the National Socialist government's short-wave radio bureau) to Frederic Kueffner in Boston, Mass., describing a small Christmas gift that the organization is sending to German expatriates and listeners abroad.
The papers consist of a letter written on a pre-printed form by a prisoner in Flossenbürg concentration camp, an envelope mailed by a prisoner at Flossenbürg, and a postcard mailed from the Generalgouvernement of Poland to a Jewish relief agency in Geneva, Switzerland, notifying them that Feiga Prokeszh received their provision package.
The Nazi arrest warrant was issued by an official in the ghetto in Vilnius, Lithuania, to arrest a Jewish woman in the ghetto.
The papers consist of a death certificate issued in Buchenwald concentration camp on behalf of Ludwig Musilek who died in the camp's psychiatric ward on February 7, 1940, and another death certificate ("Sterbeurkunde") issued in Mauthausen concentration camp on behalf of Stanislaw Brodowski who died on January 26, 1944.
The questionnaire ("Fragebogen zur erstmaligen Meldung der Heilberufe") contains information about Gitla Wilenska, a Jewish dental technician from Warsaw, Poland.
The form letter was written by Stefania Pulowna, an inmate in Ravensbrück concentration camp.