Ada Abrahamer papers
approximately 1930-approximately 1989
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nora Abrahamer
The Ada Abrahamer papers primarily consist of a diary and photographs related to Ada Abrahamer’s wartime experiences in work camps and concentration camps in Poland, as well as her postwar life in displaced persons camps in Austria. Abrahamer kept a diary from September 1939 until March 1946, but the only remaining pages are from Spring 1944 to March 1946. The surviving pages describe her experiences in Oskar Schindler’s airplane parts factory, Plaszów concentration camp, Auschwitz concentration camp, the Lichtewerden bei Freudenthal (Consolidated Flaxspinning Factory) in Sudetenland, and a displaced persons camps in Austria. The photographs include several pictures taken in Kraków, Poland during the war, displaced persons camps in Austria, and the Abrahamers on the USS General Black immigrating to the United States.
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