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    Consists of 12 post-war photographs of Holocaust survivors at the 1949 exhumation and rebural of victims killed by Nazis in Kozienice, Poland and at a 1954 memorial event for Kozienice survivors in Wrocław, Poland. The photographer's identity is unknown.
    inclusive:  1949-1954
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rose (Rivke) Schwartz
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rose "Rivke" Schwartz
    Collection Creator
    Rose (Rivke) Schwartz
    Rose Schwartz was born Rivke Fiszbaum in 1924 in Kozienice, Poland to shoemaker Shmue Matisl (1896-1970) and Basia Serla Fiszbaum (1899-1940). She had two older brothers, David Baruch (b. 1919) and Itzhak (1922-1975), and two younger sisters, Sara Scendle (1926-1976) and Chanah Broocher (1933-1937). Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Rose's family was confined to the ghetto in 1940, and Rose worked cleaning homes. Most of the ghetto was killed at Treblinka in September 1942, but Rose was sent to work in an ammunitions factory in Skarzysko Kamienna. In 1944 she was sent to antoher ammunitions factory in Leipzig, Germany, until her liberation in may 1945. Her father and siblings Itzhak and Sara also survived the Holocaust, but her mother and brother David were killed. Rose moved to the Feldafing displaced persons camp and married Abram Saul Schwartz in 1946.

    Physical Details

    Polish Yiddish
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Rose Schwartz photographs are arranged as a single series.

    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.

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    Administrative Notes

    Rose Schwartz donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2008. An accession formerly cataloged as 2008.399.1 has been incorporated into this collection.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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