Spitzer family photographs
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Miriam Spitzer Onel
Three (3) photographs of the Spitzer family in Osijek, Yugoslavia (today Croatia). Miriam (donor) was born on August 8, 1930 to Ilana Krasso Spitzer and Marko Mordechai Spitzer. On August 18, 1942, the Ustasa deported Miriam's paternal grandparents to the Auschwitz death camp. Miriam, her mother, and maternal grandmother escaped and spent the next three years on the run. In April 1945, after liberation, Ilana was reunited with her husband Marko; The family lived in Belgrade until 1948, and after the State of Israel was established in May 1948, the Spitzer family immigrated to Israel. The photographs show Sandor Spitzer [Marko Spitzer's paternal uncle (Jakov's brother)], his wife Ema and their son Ivica Spitzer, c. 1930; Sandor, Ema and Ivica with Ema's family in Osijek and Ivica Spitzer walking in Osijek, c. 1939.
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