Pair of red leather toddler's shoes worn by a child in Lodz Ghetto
use : Litzmannstadt-Getto (Lodz ghetto) historic; Lodz (Poland)
- Object Type
Children's shoes (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gershon Kufert
Pair of red leather toddler's shoes that belonged to Lea Kufert, who was born in December 1938 to Yitzkhak and Fridl. The family was deported from Berlin, Germany, to the Lodz ghetto in Poland in 1939. Lea died there that year. Fridl was deported to Chelmno killing center and murdered in 1942. Yitzkhak died in the Lodz ghetto in 1944. The shoes were sent to relatives in Palestine.
Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:23
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Also in Fridl and Lea Kufert collection
The collection consists of a pair of child's red shoes and a photograph relating to the experiences of Fridl Kufert and her daughter Lea who perished during the Holocaust.
Photographic postcard of two women holding a baby. The two women are donor's aunt Frieda Kufert (born Kranz), and Frieda's mother. The baby is Frieda's daughter Lea.