Hetty de Leeuwe collection
Contains photographs and birthday cards concerning a Jewish child in the Netherlands during the Holocaust.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hetty deLeeuwe
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Also in Hetty D'Ancona de Leeuwe collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Hetty D'Ancona de Leeuwe and her family during the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Contains one baby book created for Max Vierya (son of donor's cousin), born Jan 24, 1940 to Jacob and Selma de Wit Vierya, in the Netherlands.
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.