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Groszman family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.95.2

The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of the Groszman family of Vámosmikola, Hungary, including wartime life in Budapest, Hungary; post-war immigrations to Vienna, Austria and Buenos Aires, Argentina. It also documents the experiences of Gabriel’s Groszman’s wife Ruth Heda and her family, primarily of Trnava, Slovakia, including their immigrations to England and Argentina. The collection consists of biographical materials, immigration paperwork, and photographs.

Biographical material includes identification papers; birth, marriage and death certificates; education papers of Gabriel and his brother Imi Groszman; notes on wartime Vámosmikola; Árpád Heda’s resume; and notes about members of the Heda family who perished during the Holocaust.

Immigration papers include Gabriel’s Viennese registration document and International Refugee Organization (IRO) Austrian identity card; the Groszman family’s IRO travel documents; and documents regarding the Heda family’s immigration to England in 1939 and later immigration to Argentina.

Photographs consist of pre-war, wartime, and post-war depictions of the Groszman, Heda, and Elbert families, along with relatives and friends. Groszman family photographs include images of József and his wife Margit, Gabriel and Imi’s childhood in Vámosmikola and Budapest, and post-war life in Argentina, members of relatives in the Abelesz and Stöckl families, and the Koczo family of Vámosmikola. Heda and Elbert family photographs include depictions of pre-war family life in Trnava and Žilina, and wartime and post-war life in London and Buenos Aires.

inclusive:  circa 1900-2010
1 box
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gabriel Groszman.
Record last modified: 2020-04-21 19:02:29
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