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Roman Ryterband letters

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2007.227

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    Description
    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
    inclusive:  1938-1943
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Cass Lewart
    Collection Creator
    Roman Ryterband

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish German
    Genre/Form
    Correspondence.
    Extent
    1 box

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Ryterband, Roman.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Cass Lewart donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on June 22, 2007. Roman Ryterband was his uncle.
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-31 14:58:25
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