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Bernard and Jadwiga Kornhauser collection

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    Description
    Collection of documents, photographs and correspondence related to Bernard Kornhauser, b. June 7, 1909 in Kraków, Poland and Jadwiga Gaschge Kornhauser, b. February 3, 1926 in Jarosław, Poland. Bernard Kornhauser was forced into the Kraków ghetto in March 1941, and two years later, during the liquidation of the ghetto, he was transferred to the Płaszów concentration camp. In October 1944 he was transferred with a group of men on the so called “Schindler’s List” to Brünnlitz. He returned to Kraków and went back to his dental practice. He and Jadwiga married in 1947 and started to apply for a permit to leave Poland. Jadwiga survived the war in Lvov, under a false identity of Zofia Jastrzebska. Dr. and Mrs. Korhauser immigrated to Israel in 1957.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Frank Pierce - Lux Judaica

    Physical Details

    Genre/Form
    Letters. Photographs.
    Extent
    1 box
    1 oversize folder

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    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 Frank Pierce - Lux Judaica.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:32:01
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