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Zyzniewski family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a watercolor portrait, correspondence, documents, photographs, photo albums, and publications relating to the experiences of Wieslaw Zyzniewski (Wesley Zineski) and his family, Polish Catholics, originally from Łódź, before, during and after World War II, during which Wesley and his mother Janina were arrested for their political activities and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Marilyn Stiles on behalf of the Estate of Wesley Zineski.
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Zyzniewski family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.451.1

Date
inclusive:  1925-1957
Zyzniewski family papers

Watercolor portrait with frame of a Polish resistance member recovered by her family

Object | Accession Number: 2014.451.2 a-d

Geography
creation: Łódź (Poland)
Date
recovered:  after 1945 May
Watercolor portrait with frame of a Polish resistance member recovered by her family

Pamphlet

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.451.3

Geography
publication: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1938

Pamphlet

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.451.4

Geography
publication: Krakow (Poland)
Date
publication/distribution:  1936

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2014.451.5

Geography
publication: Paris (France)
Date
publication/distribution:  1933
 
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