Regina Gruber and Tuvia Sheres papers
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Sheres and Gruber families Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection in 2016 by the entire Sheres family whose collective effort in preserving these artifacts over the years has ensured that Ted (Tuvia) and Dina (Regina)'s story of survival will be passed down from generation to generation. L'Dor Vador.
The collection contains correspondence, identification papers, photographs, testimonies, and restitution claims documenting the experiences of Regina Gruber and Tuvia Sheres in Poland, Lithuania, and Italy during the Holocaust, and their post-war experiences in Italy prior to immigrating to Canada. Included are papers regarding their time as displaced persons in Bari, Italy; and their work with the Joint Distribution Committee; their immigration to Canada; testimonies; and restitution claims. The restitution papers also reflect Regina's attempts to reclaim funds from a Swiss bank that her father had deposited before the war.
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