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Aviva Slesin collection

Document | Accession Number: 2007.360.1

Two photo albums containing photos of Aviva Slesin and her family circa 1947-1948. Selection of loose photos including Aviva's rescuers Matilda and Juozas Salenekas, as well as images of Aviva and her mother reunited in Munich after the war and arriving in the United States. Business card for A. Slezinas (Aviva Slesin’s stepfather) employed by Warner Bros. First National, SAR, as well as a letter attesting to his employment there from March 1935-January 1939. Period photocopy attesting that Abraham Slesin was detained in Dachau concentration camp. Report card for Aviva for Hebrew Primary School, Munich, and a training certificate for ORT (1947-1948) for Abrasha Sleslin. Identification certificate #11 for Abraham Slesin; ex prisoner #91844 for DP Center, Munich-Freimann; 2 certificates in Lithuanian (birth certificate of Christian child Marija) and marriage certificate for donor's parents, 1936. Two copy prints from the film "Secret Lives of Hidden Children" regarding Moana Hilfman and Paul Wagner; article from NY Times October 17, 2002 "Sharing the Secrets of the Hidden Children."

Date
approximately 1935-2002  (inclusive)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
2 photo albums.
25 photographs.
1 modern newspaper.
1 business card.
6 documents.
1 photocopy.
1 copy print.
2 identification cards.
Extent
1 folder
2 book enclosures
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Aviva Slesin
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