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Pola Spitzer collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.403.1

Consists of copyprints of photographs, copies of postwar and wartime correspondence, original and copies of wartime personal documents, and typed family histories, related to the Holocaust experiences of Pessa Fogelman (Pessia Fogielman, Pessy Fogielman, now Pola Spitzer). In 1943, Pola was secretly taken by Natalia Pisula, a Polish Catholic woman, from the ghetto in Radomsko. Pola later received false papers under the name "Pelagia Pisula" and was sent to Germany as a forced laborer at a munitions factory in Güstrow. Includes her false papers, essays written about Pola Spitzer's experiences, her own testimony, and documents related to Natalia Pisula being designated "Righteous Among the Nations."

Date
1940-2005  (inclusive)
Language
Polish
German
English
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Pola Spitzer
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Record last modified: 2017-12-01 10:25:31
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