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Amalia Klinger collection

Document | Accession Number: 2015.332.1

Postcards: written by Amalia Holloschütz (donor's maternal grandmother) in Rzeszow, in German occupied Poland, to her daughter Leonora Luisa in two foced labor camps in the Soviet Union. The last postcard was written on May 27, 1941 and reached Moscow on June 11, 1941 just 11 days before the German invasion of the USSR. Amalia and her two small sons Josek and Henek were deported to Belzec death camp in July 1942. Note: with Hebrew inscription for the gravestone of Abraham Itzhak Holloschütz who died and is buried in Vienna; ID card: for Herbert Marian Kolisher (Leonora's second husband) as a former prisoner of the Buchenwald concentration camp.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Amalia Klinger
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Record last modified: 2018-12-28 15:47:26
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