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Sosnowiec Ghetto

Freja Lander, Lola's cousin, working as a nurse for the Nazi regime in Sosnowiec. (A yellow Magen-David patch on her chest). Sosnowiec, 1942

Postcard from Rajzla Cudzanowska, aunt of the donor, Helen Luksenburg. This postcard was sent on March 4, 1942 from Sosnowiec to Rajzl's daughter and sister in the Gruenberg labor camp. [Photograph #23933]

Postcard from Rajzla Cudzanowska, aunt of the donor, Helen Luksenburg. This postcard was sent on March 4, 1942 from Sosnowiec to Rajzl's daughter and sister in the Gruenberg labor camp. [Photograph #23933A]

Group portrait of the Dunski family. Pictured from left to right are: Genia, Fajga, Sala and Tzvi. This photograph was sent to Frania and Haime who were then imprisoned in the Ober Altstadt labor camp.

Pictured is Tola Gryzgryn. This photograph was sent from the Sosnowiec ghetto to the Polanka labor camp, where her sister, Bronia Gryzgryn (now Bronia Rosmarin), was imprisoned. Tola was deported with her parents from Sosnowiec to Auschwitz, where they all perished. The Polish inscription on the photograph reads: "To my dearest sister as a memento, so that you'll never forget me - Tola; Sepember 2, 1942."

Portrait of Isaac Stein in the Sosnowiec ghetto. He died of typhus soon after his liberation from a concentration camp. [Photograph #06642]

A group of young Jewish women, members of the Hanoar Hatzioni Zionist youth movement, picking vegetables on the "Farma." [Photograph #23993]

A letter written by Fanny Czarna, secretary and acting deputy of Moshe Merin, head of the Sosnowiec Judenrat, to Alfred Schwarzbaum in Lausanne in Switzerland. [Photograph #27302]