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Hyman Kirsh papers

Document | Accession Number: 1992.42.7

The Hyman Kirsh papers includes photographs of the Kirszencwajg family taken in Poland prior to World War II, and a fragment of an engagement announcement for Golda Kirszencwajg and Chaim Berenzweig, circa 1912-1914.

The Hyman Kirsh papers includes photographs of the Kirszencwajg family taken in Poland prior to World War II, and a fragment of an engagement announcement for Golda Kirszencwajg and Chaim Berenzweig, circa 1912-1914. Kirszenweig, an alternative spelling for Kirszencwajg, is found within the collection.

The Hyman Kirsh papers contains a fragment of a handwritten engagement agreement, “Tnoim,” for Hyman’s aunt and uncle, Golda Kirszencwajg and Chaim Berenzweig, circa 1912-1914. The fragment, written in Hebrew, includes the signature of Golda’s father, Hyman’s grandfather.

The photographs in the collection include a picture of Herman Kirszencwajg , Hyman’s older brother, as an infant; a picture of Herman with the inscription “Ciechanow, 22 VII 35, For the proof of forever memory, I am giving my portrait to Kirszencwajg . Your grandson Herman Kirszencwajg ;” a photograph of three men including Chaim Berenzweig, Hyman’s uncle on the left, and a photograph of Hyman Kirsh, circa 1933-1935.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1910-circa 1940
Language
Hebrew
Polish
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hyman Kirsh
 
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