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Laura Varon photographs

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.196

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of four photographic prints and two photographic postcards. Four of the photographs are portraits and the remaining two show images of a woman with a child and a mother, father and baby.
    Collection Creator
    Laura Varon
    Biography
    Laura Varon was born in 1926 in Rhodes, Italy (currently Rhodes, Greece). In spring 1944 the Nazis occupied the island and her family was transported by ship to Athens and the Haidary concentration camp. From there they were deported to Auschwitz, where most of her relatives, including her parents, perished. Laura was later transferred to Dachau, and then sent on a death march to Bergen-Belsen, where she was liberated. After recuperating in Sweden, Laura settled in the Congo. In 1947 she was reunited with her uncle, two brothers, and her sister in Italy. In 1962 Laura immigrated to the United States and settled in Seattle, Washington.

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Photographs.
    Extent
    1 folder

    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

    Geographic Name
    Rhodes (Greece)
    Personal Name
    Varon, Laura.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The photographs were donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on March 28, 1999 by Laura Varon.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:22:48
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