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Also in Ellen Kaidanow collection
Documents, photographs, and letter, related to Ellen Kaidanow (born Shifra Leviatin) and her family, and their experiences in the Dubno ghetto, in Poland, during the German occupation in World War II. In addition to documents, the collection includes a spoon.
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.