Krys family papers
The collection primarily contains prewar photographs and wartime postcards of the Krys family of Skierniewice, Poland. Included are prewar photographs of Martin and Anna Krys prior to immigrating to the United States, Martin’s sisters and brothers, and other relatives including the Munkabotzki family. There is one postwar photograph of Miriam Ordenas’s (Krys) son Yitzchak (Jack) and his wife in a DP camp. Correspondence consists of two prewar postcards and six wartime postcards addressed to Martin Krys in the United States from his sisters Miriam in Skierniewice and Roiza in Warsaw, both of whom perished during the Holocaust.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sheldon J. Krys.
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