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Stefania Hecht collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.181.1

Typescript memoir, 16 pages, written circa 2015, describing the experiences of Stefania Hecht (nee Kohn), originally of Șomcuta Mare, Romania, during her childhood in Romania, the Hungarian occupation of Transylvania, the subsequent German occupation and deportation of Jews to Auschwitz, and her experiences at that camp, as well as her life following World War II. In addition, the collection contains selected photographs of the Kohn and Hecht families, the text of a speech given by her cousin, Mendel (Menachem) Abraham, at the dedication of a Jewish cemetery in Tiocu de Sus, Romania, in 2014, and a photograph of Mrs. Hecht at the graves of her parents, circa 2014, as well as an article about her participation at a Yom Hashoah event in New York, 2016.

Date
1944-2016  (inclusive)
approximately 1920-1940  (undated)
Language
English
Extent
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stefania Hecht
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Record last modified: 2018-03-13 14:45:41
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