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Adam and Helen Gawara collection

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Collection Summary
Collection of certificates, correspondence and photographs documenting the experiences of Holocaust survivors Adam Gawara and Helen Hercberg Gawara along with their friends and family in the years following their liberation. Primarily comprised of materials from the Loheide, Feldafing and Bergen Belsen displaced persons camps as well as correspondence regarding their applications for compensation of victims of National Socialism; dates 1945-1954; in German and English. Adam Gawara was persecuted as a Pole. He met Helen Hercberg while in the displaced persons camp, and they were married after he converted to Judaism. Oral history interviews with Adam and Helen Gawaral; conducted by Anita Hecht on March 4, 1998 in Madison, WI; in English
Provenance
Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by the family of Adam and Helen Gawara.
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Adam and Helen Gawara papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.208.1

Date
inclusive:  1945-1954
Adam and Helen Gawara papers

Oral history interview with Adam Gawara

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.208.2.1 | RG Number: RG-50.837.0001

Date
interview:  1998 March

Oral history interview with Helen Gawara

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.208.2.2 | RG Number: RG-50.837.0002

Date
interview:  1998 March
 
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