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Alexander and Aviva Bartal papers

Document | Accession Number: 2007.148.1

The Alexander and Aviva Bartal papers primarily consist of photographs documenting Polish Holocaust survivors Alexander and Aviva Bartal and their family and friends before the Holocaust in Poland and after liberation in Germany, Italy, and Israel. The papers also include photocopies of 1970s correspondence about Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg, between World Jewish Congress representative Hilel Storch and historian Gerald Fleming.

Photographic materials include loose photographs, a photo album cover dated 1947, and loose photo album pages documenting Alexander and Aviva Bartal and their family and friends before the Holocaust in Poland and after liberation in Germany, Italy, and Israel. Bartal family members include Aviva, Alexander, and Yair. Bicz family members include Abram, Rozka, and Icus. Bajer family members include Rina, Josef, Brandla, and Lipa. Radoszycki family members include Mietek, Janka, and Imek.

Count Bernadotte material consists of photocopies of 1976-1977 correspondence between World Jewish Congress representative Hilel Storch and historian Gerald Fleming about Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg’s rescue work during the Holocaust. The photocopies include documents by or about Storch, Count Bernadotte, Heinrich Himmler, and Felix Kersten created between 1945 and 1953.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1900-1977
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alexander and Aviva Bartal
 
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:08:30
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