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Anna Rosenzweig works at a sewing machine in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp.

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    Anna Rosenzweig works at a sewing machine in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp.
    Anna Rosenzweig works at a sewing machine in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp.

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    Caption
    Anna Rosenzweig works at a sewing machine in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp.
    Date
    1945 - 1949
    Locale
    Bergen-Belsen, [Prussian Hanover; Lower Saxony] Germany
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Faye Riva Cohen

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    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Faye Riva Cohen

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    Biography
    Faye Riva Cohen is the daughter of David Rosenzweig (June 8, 1921 in Sosnowiec, Poland) and Anna (Chana) Genzels Rosenzweig (b. October 12, 1922 in Pinczow, Poland). David and Anna knew each other before the war. They both lived in Sosnowiec and possibly were already engaged. David's brother was married to Anna's sister. Anna and David both came from large families, and most of their family members perished during the Holocaust. David spend five years in concentration camp. He first went to Gross Rosen in 1940 and also spent time in its sup-camp Bunzlau Dora-Mittelbau and was liberated from Bergen-Belsen. Anna also was deported to Gross Rosen and then to the Parschnitz sub-camp. She survived together with Genya Rosenzweig, one of David's two surviving sisters. His sister Mania and his cousins Ben and Joe Rosenzweig also survived. After the war all the surviving relatives came to the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp. David and Anna married there and Faye was born there in 1947. Two years later the family immigrated to the United States and settled in Minnesota where David worked in the meat business.
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