Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Markheim, Feldman, Orzech, and Silberspitz families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2019.319.1

The collection documents the pre-war and post-war lives of the Markheim family of Kraków and Bochnia, Poland and relatives in the Feldman, Orzech, and Silberspitz families. Documents include post-war identification papers of Maurice and Michael Markheim as well as restitution paperwork. Photographs include pre-war and post-war depictions of family members in Poland, DP camps, and Israel.

Documents of Maurice Markheim include Bindermichl and Regensburg DP camp identification papers, including a card identifying him as a former prisoner of Mauthausen, a driver’s license, copies of his birth certificate, and restitution paperwork. Documents of Michael Markheim consist of an Israeli passport and a vaccination certificate.

Photographs primarily consist of pre-war and post-war depictions of the Markheim family along with relatives in the Feldman, Orzech, and Silberspitz families. The bulk of the photographs are portraits and candid family shots in Poland, the Regensburg DP camp, and Israel. Included are depictions of the weddings of Dolek Markheim and Lily Matzner, Rebeka Markheim and Samek Schnür, and Lola Feldman and Stanley Orzech; Michael Markheim with his first wife Gienia and their daughter Benita in Bochnia, Poland, and his second wife Miriam in Israel; and various images of brothers Michael, Maurice, Dolek, and Yanek Markheim.

inclusive:  1928-2000
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Markheim, Feldman and Nussbaum family.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 17:44:51
This page: