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Menia Awret-Back papers

Document | Accession Number: 2007.212.1

Consists of official documents, correspondence, identity cards, and photographs related to Menia Awret-Back's work as a baby nurse in wartime Brussels, Belgium. Mrs. Awret-Back, who was Jewish, was saved from deportation at the behest of the various charitable agencies for which she worked. Includes her identity paperwork as a nurse, a Red Cross armband with a blue cross (as she was Jewish), photographs of the children in the orphanage in which she worked, and copies of the correspondence asking for her continued freedom. Also includes wartime letters to her husband, Isaac Back, who was interned in a series of Belgian and French internment camps.

Date
1930-1949
Language
French
German
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Serge Back
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 11:52:19
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