sewing history3 Sewing History: Tracing Paper + Wrong Side Out

sewing history3 Sewing History: Tracing Paper + Wrong Side Out

Full imageUsing false papers to conceal their Jewish identities, the young women known as the kashariyot smuggled documents, weapons, newspapers, money, medical supplies, news, forged identity cards, ammunition—and other Jews—into and out of the ghettos, providing a lifeline of information and secret services for their fellow Jews during the Holocaust. Pictured here are three of these courageous couriers, (L to R): Tema Sznajderman, Bela Hazan and Lonka Korzybrodska, all members of the…

Full imageUsing false papers to conceal their Jewish identities, the young women known as the kashariyot smuggled documents, weapons, newspapers, money, medical supplies, news, forged identity cards, ammunition—and other Jews—into and out of the ghettos, providing a lifeline of information and secret services for their fellow Jews during the Holocaust. Pictured here are three of these courageous couriers, (L to R): Tema Sznajderman, Bela Hazan and Lonka Korzybrodska, all members of the…

After deciding to donate the dress her mother had made for her to a museum, Lola Rein Kaufman, survivor of the Nazi Holocaust, decides that it is finally time to speak publicly about her experiences.

After deciding to donate the dress her mother had made for her to a museum, Lola Rein Kaufman, survivor of the Nazi Holocaust, decides that it is finally time to speak publicly about her experiences.

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