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Phyllis Shaw collection

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    Description
    Collection of photographs taken in a sanatorium in Sweden, depicting liberated Jewish women originally from Rumania and Hungary. Among them is Regina Pollak (donor's mother) born on August 10, 1925. The women were liberated from Bergen-Belsen and gave each other photographs as mementos. Includes two photographs of "Ester" with her family taken in Rumania before the mass deportations, dated February 15, 1944. Other photographs show Josef Ganz (donor's father), born February 21, 1919, who survived Mauthausen and Dachau concentration camps. Regina survived Auschwitz, Dachau and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. The couple met and married in the US. Includes a Romanian passport issued to Regina Pollak in Stockholm, Sweden, August 1947, and a Temporary Travel Document issued by the Military Government for Germany to Josef Ganz, in Berlin, dated July 1947.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Phyllis Shaw In loving memory of Regina Pollak Ganz and Josef Ganz

    Physical Details

    Language
    Romanian English
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Phyllis Shaw, daughter of Regina and Josef Ganz.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:29:33
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