Katz family papers
Papers consisting of material relating to the experiences of the Katz family before, during, and after the Holocaust. Included in the papers are photographs of Yehudit Katz [donor] before World War II, photographs of Liola Katz [donor's mother] before the war, and photographs, documents, letters, and a notebook relating to Honan Katz [donor's uncle].
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dita Sperling
Record last modified: 2021-05-25 15:08:08
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Also in Dita Sperling collection
Contains photographs and other materials documenting the Holocaust experiences of the donor, her family, and her husband's family. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Contains 15 photogaph prints of several scenes in the Kovno Ghetto (Kaunas, Lithuania), showing (donor) and her friends, including Yehuda Zupovitsh, her first husband. Yehuda Zupovitsh was a Jewish policeman in the Kovno ghetto and was executed in 1944 for collaborating with partisans. Includes images of ghetto inhabitants wearing Stars of David; Yehuda Zupovitsh wearing his ghetto police armband; and several photographs of ghetto inhabitants including Liuba Seltzer (niece of the donor), Herman Israel Sperling, Polia Zuckermann, Liolia Bermann, and M. Nivnivitzky. Some photographs were taken by George Kadish, a friend of the donor.