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Charna Reina Koryski correspondence

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    A series of letters written in Yiddish on small white pieces of paper detailing the pre-war life of Charna Reina Koryski of Vilnus, Poland. She wrote to her widowed sister-in-law (Eva Koryski Hurwitz) of Rochester, NY about her children and the poverty and sickness the family was enduring. She thanked those in America for sending money and clothing but continued to stress the poverty they all endure. The series concludes with a letter from Rochester marked "return to sender" with a Nazi stamp. This letter, from Eva Koryski Hurwitz, Charna's expressed concern that they had not heard from the family in Vilnus for a number of months. Accompanied by English language translations of each letter.

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    Yiddish English
    1 folder

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    Administrative Notes

    Esther L. Herbert, grandaughter of Eva Koryski Hurwitz (Charna Reina Koryski's sister in law) donated the collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives on Aug.14, 2003.
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