Amos and Edith Turner papers
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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Also in Amos and Edith Turner collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of the Turner family during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Testimonies. Various versions, including news accounts, of story of Turner's experiences in occupied Poland/Lithuania, including correspondence from Yad Vashem and others interested in her story.