b&w, outdoor scene. Two men walking together. Man on left wearing dark suit with bowler hat is the donor's father. He is talking to old man with white beard and Shtreimel who is the the Chief Judge of the Jewish Court “Rosh Bezdin”. Narrative: Akos Kroo was donor Emil Kroo's father. Prior to the war, the Kroo family owned a big furniture factiory in Munkacz, Czech Republic.
Print of drawing by Sylvia Malkowitz, depicts a store room of the American Joint Distribution Company. Racks of coats, piles of boxes marked 'AJDC,' a saw horse, and 2 opened boxes. Narrative: Sylvia Benjamin (then Markowitz) started working as overseas staff for the American Joint Distribution Committee in Dec 1945. Her first assignment was at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons camp near Hamburg. She was charged with interviewing for and distributing visas to Sweden, helping Jews locate surviving family, and for arranging medical care. After 6 months she was transferred to Hamburg where she helped re-establish a Jewish community. Her focus was on rebuilding a sense of community and spirit above mere survival requirements.
Photograph : paper : photography : black, white ; Ht: 2 1/4 in. x W: 3 3/8 in.
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May 6, 1934
b&w, white border. Outdoors, two men wearing suits and each holding a baby wearing white. Arnold Voticky is holding his son Milan on left and Dr. Erwin Knopfelmacher is holding his son Harry. Both babies are two months old. Narrative: Arnold Voticky was Anka's husband; Dr. Knopfelmacher was Anka's sister's husband. Milan Voticky and Harry Knopfelmacher were cousins born on the same day. Harry died at age 12 in a concentration camp.
Trading card : paper : printed : ink : beige, black, multi-colored ; Ht: 6,4 cm x W: 4,6 cm
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White border. Double sided rectangular card, with photograph on the recto, and black text on the verso. Indoors, Two men standing beside each other, talking; on the right is Dr. Len, wearing a brown suit, with a red armband that has a black swastika on it, and is holding a white piece of paper in his hand. On the left is Richard Walther Darré, the Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture (1933-1942) in Nazi Germany. He is wearing a black suit with a red armband on his left arm. Narrative: The cigarette cards were packaged inside of Salem cigarette packs and were used as NSDAP propaganda in the 1930s. They were meant to be collected and inserted into an accompanying album.