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André Waksman collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.476.2

The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of Jacob and Suzanne Waksman of Antwerp, Belgium including their flight from France to Italy and as refugees with their son André at Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York from 1944-1946. Included are identification documents, affidavits in lieu of passports, a telegram, documents granting visas for the Waksmans to enter the United States from Fort Ontario, and naturalization certificates. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to André Waksman’s documentary film 1943, Le temps d’Un répit (A Pause in the Holocaust), including background research, documents related to the film production, and interview transcripts with survivors and Italian soldiers from Saint-Martin-Vésubie.

inclusive:  1930-2009
bulk:  2007-2009
5 boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of André Waksman
Record last modified: 2023-06-07 07:23:57
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