Stern family collection
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Abraham Sagi-Schwartz
Collection of photographs and documents relating to Abraham and Etelka Stern from Sighet. The couple immigrated to Antwerp, Belgium in approximately 1927. They had thee children: Edith, Alex and Judith. In May 1940 the Stern family fled Belgium to Nimes, France. The children attended public schools. In August 1942 major roundups started in southern France and Mr. and Mrs. Baldy offered the Stern family their house. In the spring of 1943 the Stern family moved to Nice and after the Germans took control over this territory as well, Etelka and Abraham Stern were arrested and deported to the Auschwitz death camp. The two sisters: Edith and Judith were hidden in a convent and their brother was hidden in another institution. Mr. and Mrs. Baldy were honored by Yad Vashem as "Righteous Among the Nations." Includes one commemorative brochure issued in 1996, when Simone Baldy was honored as a "Righteous Among the Nations," at a ceremony in Nimes.
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