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Roman Ryterband letters

Document | Accession Number: 2007.227

Consists of a collection of letters written to Roman Ryterband by members of his family in Poland between 1938 and 1943. Mr. Ryterband spent the war in Switzerland, and received letters from his parents, Abram and Golda Riterband (Ryterband), who were deported from Łódź in 1939, imprisoned in the Nowy Sacz ghetto and deported to a death camp in 1942. Also includes letters from other members of his extended and immediate family from the Warsaw and Łódź ghettos, including his brother Stasiek Ryterband and wife Luba from the Warsaw ghetto, who were murdered towards the end of 1942. Some letters are from the donor, Cass (Kazik) Lewart, his mother (Zofia) and father (Zygmunt) who were hiding with false identity papers as gentiles in Warsaw.

Date
1938-1943
Language
Polish
German
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cass Lewart
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Record last modified: 2017-06-01 13:47:34
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