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Sonia Manes photograph collection

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    Two photographs: one of a woman and a man in uniform, the other of a man in uniform with the following inscription on the verso: "na pamiątkę dla Henka Zasyła Adam Włoszczowa 19.IV.45"
    creation:  circa 1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rosalyn Friedman
    Collection Creator
    Sonia Manes
    Sonia Manes was born Riva Dym in 1922 in eastern Poland. Her mother died from natural causes during the Russian occupation of eastern Poland. She helped obtain her father's release from a German labor camp. She escaped from the Germans and lived in the forests for three and a half years. She found a a Soviet partisan unit, reunited with her brother, and met her future husband, Hyman Manes (1924-2016) from Bilgoraj, Poland while she was with the partisans. The couple married in 1945, immigrated to the United States in 1949, and had 3 children.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Włoszczowa (Poland)
    Personal Name
    Manes, Sonia.

    Administrative Notes

    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019 by Rosalyn Friedman, daughter of Sonia Manes.
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