Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Newspaper wrapping

Object | Accession Number: 2002.74.2

Newpaper fragment wrapping a diary (2002.74.1) that was written by a young woman named Debora who fought with the Polish underground in Warsaw. Debora hid the diary and told her friend Lusia Schwarzwald Hornstein, a fellow underground fighter, where to find it should Debora not survive. Debora was killed by a bomb in Warsaw during the Polish uprising in 1944. Lusia recovered the diary in March 1945 from behind a radiator in a burned-out house, and wrapped it in this newspaper. In August 1998, shortly before her death, Lusia Schwarzwald Hornstein gave the diary to to her children.

Date
publication/distribution:  1945 July 11
Language
Polish
Category
Newspapers
Genre/Form
Newspapers.
Extent
1 newspaper.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Lusia Hornstein
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-06 11:45:12
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn518349