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Josef Schwartz photograph collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2005.213.1

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of 48 photographs from Łodź, Poland, before World War II and of the Łodź ghetto. The collection illustrates the Szwarc family before the war and during their imprisonment in the Łodź ghetto.
    Collection Creator
    Josef Schwartz
    Biography
    In October 1944, Josef Szwarc (b. November 17, 1921 in Lodz, Poland), his two brothers, Pinchas and Leib, and their father, Jakub Szwarc, were deported to Sachsenhausen concentration camp. They survived World War II. Josef's mother, Chaja Fajga, survived as well, but Ester Ita, a sister, who was born in 1919, was killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau in August 1944.

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    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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    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Josef Schwartz.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:14:34
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