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Photograph album cover hidden in a bunker in the Munkacs ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1993.112.1 a-b

Album used to hous photographs retrieved by Eva Szegal in summer 1945 after the end of the war. Her family hid belongings in a bunker under the living room in her grandmother's house in the Munkacs ghetto. The album was handmade by "Birman" for Abraham Levy Szegel. Abraham and Eva attended a Zionist Jewish Gymnasium in Munkacs. Abraham is believed to have perished in Auschwitz.

Date
1941  (creation)
1945  (recovered)
Geography
recovery : Munkacs (Hungary) (historic); Mukacheve (Ukraine)
Language
Hebrew
Hebrew
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Albums
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eva Ebin
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:09
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