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Frieda Szpigner Aharonson collection

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    Consists of photographs, documents, and a transcript related to the Holocaust experiences of Frieda (Fryda) Szpigner Aharonson, originally of Stanislawów, Poland. Her family perished in Treblinka, but Frieda was saved by Aleksandra Gawrych, who hid her in her house in Stanislawów, and a nun, Marjanna Reszko, the mother superior of a convent in Ignacow. Includes copies of family photographs as well as a photograph of Mother Superior Reszko and a photograph of a memorial to Mrs. Gawrych's husband, Jan Gawrych, who was executed in 1943. Also includes the translation (in Hebrew) of an oral history with Mrs. Aharonson conducted by Yad Vashem.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Frieda Szpigner Aharonson

    Physical Details

    Hebrew Polish English
    1 folder

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    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.

    Administrative Notes

    Frieda Szpigner Aharonson donated her collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Oct. 25, 2005.
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