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Stefania Hecht collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.181.1

Collection consists of one 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.

inclusive:  1944-2016
undated:  circa 1920-1940
3 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stefania Hecht
Record last modified: 2021-11-09 10:54:52
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