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Ellen Kaidanow papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.525.1

The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of Ellen Kaidanow (born Shifra Lewiatin) and her family from Dubno, Poland (present day Dubno, Ukraine). Photographs include pre-war depictions of the Lewiatin family; post war images of Ellen with her paternal uncle’s family in Germany, including in the Bad Reichenall displaced persons camp; and a photograph of Ellen with her Christian nanny, Lena Dudzinski, who sheltered her during the German occupation. Documents include Ellen’s report card from a school in the Bad Reichenhall DP camp; a 1991 letter from Lena's niece, Vera Karpin, written in Russian with a translation by the donor; and copies of documents about Ellen and her family from the International Tracing Service.

Date
1938-approximately 1998  (inclusive)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
4 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ellen Kaidanow
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Record last modified: 2018-08-29 13:03:11
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