Hetty D'Ancona de Leeuwe collection
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hetty D'Ancona deLeeuwe
Collection consists of documents, correspondence, and photographs documenting the post-liberation experiences of Hetty D'Ancona de Leeuwe’s mother, Estella D'Ancona, who was interned in Westerbork and deported to numerous concentration camps including Theresienstadt, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Lenzing sub-camp. Documents include Estella's efforts to return to the Netherlands. Pre-war and post-war photographs include images of Hetty D'Ancona, her father (who survived in hiding), and her mother. Documents were issued in France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Austria. Hetty de Leeuwe was born in Amsterdam in 1930. She survived the Holocaust in hiding with a Christian family in the Netherlands. She was reunited with her parents after the war and immigrated to the United States.
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