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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this story from the Museum Records Management Officer on October 7, 1999. Bertel Borowsky sent the story to the Museum Director on May 20, 1995. The story was transferred to the Archives.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.