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Jacob and Rita Litman papers, including Samuel Golfard diary

Document | Accession Number: 2008.269.2

The collection includes biographical material, restitution files, and photographs primarily documenting Jacob and Rita Litman’s experiences at the displaced persons camp at Bayerisch Gmain, Germany, from 1946 to 1949, their immigration to the United States, and efforts to obtain restitutions as well as extensive post-war correspondence from Tadeusz Jankiewicz, who helped Jacob escape, and other Poles who knew and helped Jacob during the war. The collection also includes the diary of Samuel Golfard, which was written during Samuel's internment as a Jewish forced laborer in and around Przemysliany, Poland (Peremyshliany, Ukraine) from 25 January 1943 until 14 April 1943, including an English translation provided by Jacob.

Date
1927-1984  (inclusive)
 (undated)
Extent
1 box
1 oversize box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jacob Litman
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Record last modified: 2019-01-15 16:07:58
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