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Portrait of Israel Rakowski that his mother kept hidden in her shoe during her imprisonment in labor and concentration camps.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 42604

Portrait of Israel Rakowski that his mother kept hidden in her shoe during her imprisonment in labor and concentration camps.

A female guard discovered the photograph and promised to keep it for her until after the war. She kept her promise and returned the photograph after liberation.

Date
Circa 1939
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Samuel (Rakowski) Ron
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Record last modified: 2001-08-07 00:00:00
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