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Bagriansky-Zerner family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2013.503.3

The collection consists of immigration and personal identification documents, photographs, writings, correspondence and related materials that document the experiences of Paul and Gerta (nee Chason) Bagriansky, their daughter, Rosian Bagriansky Zerner, and their extended family. Included is information about their pre-war life in Lithuania, their life under Soviet and German occupation, including internment in the Kaunas ghetto and their escape from it, the hiding of Rosian with various Lithuanian acquaintances for the duration of the war, Paul Bagriansky’s experiences as a partisan during the occupation of Lithuania, and the reuniting of the family after the war and their experiences as displaced persons in Poland and Italy following the war and their eventual immigration to the United States.

inclusive:  circa 1900-circa 2013
bulk:  1935-1950
4 boxes
1 oversize box
2 folders
1 oversize folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rosian Bagriansky Zerner
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:04:29
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