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Magda Lapedus collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of three drawings, postcard correspondence, documents, and a Spanish Schutzpass relating to the experiences of Magda Mezei and her family before and during World War II in Budapest, Hungary, during which her father Henrik and older brother Janos perished and Magda, her mother Berta, and brother Gyorgy survived by obtaining a Spanish schutzpass and refuge in the Spanish safe house, and then in a displced persons camp in Linz, Austria. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Magda Lapedus, the sister of Janos Mezei. An accretion has been added to this collection.
Date
1915-1946
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Design drawing by a young man who did not survive the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 1990.227.8

Geography
creation: Budapest (Hungary)
Date
creation:  1939 June

Intricate design drawing by a young man who did not survive the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 1990.227.9

Geography
creation: Budapest (Hungary)
Date
creation:  1939

Pendant design drawn by a young man who did not survive the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 1990.227.10

Geography
creation: Budapest (Hungary)
Date
creation:  1939

Magda Lapedus papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.250 | RG Number: RG-10.396

Date
inclusive:  1915-1946
 
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