Maya and Giora Amir collection
Contains documents, correspondence, and photographs related to the Wachs and Liebesmann families. Salomea Lusia Liebesmann Wachs, donor’s mother, b. 1909 had three brothers: Benjamin and Mendel, engineers who survived in France and Abraham, physician, who was saved by a German officer and his wife in Stanislawow.; Lusia Wachs and her husband Artur Wachs, b. 1901, an engineer, lived in Stryj and worked for Polish Railways; Giora Jerzyk was born on July 10, 1937. Dr. Włodzimierz Łużecki, Artur’s boss arranged for him baptismal certificate for the name: Hieronim Kozdrowicz. False ID’s were issued for the whole family including Feiga Liebesman, Lusia’s mother. Jerzyk, his mother and grandmother moved to Chelm and Artur lived in Sanok. In 1945 Wachs family helped Dr. Łużecki leave USSR for Poland. Photographs; depicting Greifinger family, Wachs family and Liebesmann family in Poland, France, and Israel; Maya Greifinger Amir was born in 1936 in Krakow; her mother, Roza Hiltch Greifinger was murdered in Sobibor in August 1942; Maya and her father Leib Leon managed to survive in hiding in Boryslaw. Both Maya and Giora immigrated to Israel in 1957.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Giora and Maya Amir In memory of Roza Hiltch Greifinger and other members of the family
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