- Collection Summary
- The Vera Herz papers include two ORT documents. The first, issued to Vera Spitz and dated April 15, 1947, is an ORT identification document that states she was working as a teacher at the ORT school in Eggenfelden, Germany. The second is an ORT certificate issued to “Jewish Displaced Person” Bela Spitz by the World ORT Union. Also included in the collection are sixteen black and white photographs of Vera Spitz with her father, Bela Spitz, and friends in Germany, likely at the displaced persons camp in Eggenfelden, circa 1948.
The collection also includes a handbound dress pattern book with typed instructions and hand-drawn patterns.
- The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999 by Vera Herz.