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Eva Spitzer Mezey collection

Document | Accession Number: 2019.224.1

Collection of photographs and copy prints documenting the Spitzer family from Aba, Hungary, as well as the wedding photo of Holocaust survivors Eva Spitzer and Lawrence Mezey (donor’s parents) who met after WWII while working for UNRRA in Vienna, Austria. Includes postcards and correspondence written by George (Gyuri) Fenyves (Eva Spitzer Mezey’s first husband) who was ordered into a Hungarian forced labor battalion and died on the front outside of Stalingrad; and letters from Jenö Spitzer (Eva’s brother), Dr. Vilmos Spitzer (Eva’s father), and Sandor Fenyves. See Eva Spitzer Mezey’s memoir [2002.277] in which she writes about her family and these letters.

Language
Hungarian
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Letters.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Ann Gold
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Record last modified: 2019-07-09 13:15:34
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