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Krystyna Linden photograph collection

Document | Accession Number: 2006.122.2

The Krystyna Linden photograph collection contains photographs of the Lindenbaum and Kuniegis families, circa 1925-1947. The majority of the collection contain photographs of Krystyna Linden (born Lindenbaum, 1942- ) as a hidden Jewish child in Poland and with her adopted parents, Sara and Bernard Kuniegis, directly following the war.

The photographs of the Lindenbaum and Kuniegis families taken before the war including photographs of Jerzy Edward Kuniegis, a portrait of three Lindenbaum siblings, Sara, Dawid, and Wella, circa 1925; and the Lindenbaum family celebrating Purim in the Warsaw ghetto. Photographs taken during the war of Krystyna Linden while hiding include baby photographs; Krystyna as a toddler with her hair dyed blonde; a baptismal photograph of Krystyna dressed in white, 1944; and Krystyna being visited by her aunt Sara Kuniegis while still in hiding. Photographs taken after liberation include Krystyna at a summer colony outside of Warsaw and Krystyna with her adopted parents.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1925-1947
Language
Polish
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Krystyna Linden
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:02:05
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