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Katz family collection

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    Overview

    Description
    Contains letters and postcards sent by Josel and Sheine Katz (donor’s paternal grandparents) in Naumiestis, Lithuania, to their sons Eliahu Arie Katz and Louis Katz (donor's father), in the United States. Also includes correspondence from Louis’s siblings, Zlata, Mendel and Enoch, to their brother and his family. The last postcard was written on March 16, 1943, by the youngest sister of Louis Katz, Rivka (or Riva) Katz, who was in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan; Rivka was the only member of the family in Lithuania who survived, and she joined her brother in the United States in 1948.
    Date
    1934-1943
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sharon and Daniel Prober In loving memory of the Katz family from Naumiestis, Lithuania

    Physical Details

    Language
    Yiddish. Hebrew
    Genre/Form
    Postcards. Letters.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Sharon and Daniel Prober. Sharon Prober is the granddaughter of Josel and Sheine Katz.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:32:00
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