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Hafftka and Jonisch families photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2016.545.1

The collection documents the Holocaust era experiences of the Hafftka family of Częstochowa, Poland and the Jonisch family of Żarki, Poland. Included are photographs of Ola Hafftka (née Jonsich), her husband Aleksander Hafftka, and their daughter Sylvia Hafftka (now Sylvia Smoller), along with other family members. Also included are photographs of the Hie Maru, the ship that Ola, Aleksander, and Sylvia sailed on from Kobe, Japan to Seattle, Washington in 1941 after obtaining Japanese visas from Chiune Sugihara. Additionally, there is an identification card of Ola’s from Warsaw, Poland.

Date
approximately 1918-1952  (inclusive)
Language
Polish
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
14 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sylvia Smoller.
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Record last modified: 2018-12-31 11:31:14
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