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Amos and Edith Turner papers

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    The collection consists of 22 loose photographs and seven photographs mounted to a velvet cardboard backing, depicting the experiences of Ita Singer in Glembokie, Poland, and Amos Turner donors in Zawiercie, Poland, during World War II. Also includes Alexander Turner's memoirs describing his early life in Zawierce; meeting and marrying Hela [Chaja] Turner in 1924 and immigrating to Palestine in 1925, where their son Amos was born in 1926; returning to Zawierce; the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939; and the family’s ultimate deportation, Amos to a slave labor camp and Alexander and Hela to Auschwitz, where Hela was killed immediately.
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Amos and Edith Turner
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Amos Turner

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    3 folders

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    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    The photographs were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Amos and Edith Turner. An accretion of memoirs was added to the collection in 2017. An accretion of one photograph was added to the collection in 2017.
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