Account of life in a Polish ghetto

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1556 WL 1244
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      German English
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

Papers comprising an account of life in a Polish ghetto, 1942, contain copy extracts from a letter by a Jewish woman in a ghetto in Poland, in which she describes the horrendous living conditions. Mention is made of the immanent arrival of a Swiss commission of inspection.


1 item.

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Acquisition Information

Jewish Central Information Office

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Custodial History

This typescript copy account of life in an unidentified Polish ghetto commences with a note in English that the letter extracts were received in New York from Switzerland. It is also headed 'strictly confidential, for your personal information only' and annotated with the date May 1942.

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