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Declaration

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76638
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Declaration
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Declaration
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Language
German
Notes
Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.06
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Identification Card

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76635
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification Card
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Identification Card
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Language
English
German
Notes
Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.05
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Irma Nemenoff-Gellert

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76640
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Date
[ca. 1945]
Notes
b&w portrait, outdoors. Taken while Irma worked for the UNRRA. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.08
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Irma Nemenoff-Gellert

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76641
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.09
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Irma Nemenoff-Gellert and her grandfather

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76634
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.02
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Irma Nemenoff-Gellert and her husband?

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76637
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.04
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Irma Nemenoff-Gellert and her parents

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76636
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.03
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Irma Nemenoff-Gellert and husband Hans Nemenoff

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76642
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.10
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Irma Nemenoff-Gellert in her maid uniform

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn76639
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Notes
Digital copy of original photograph. Narrative: Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines, she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.07
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Hungary, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Jacket : blue, grey, black, beige ; Ht: 77 cm x W: 58 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  2 images  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Jacket : blue, grey, black, beige ; Ht: 77 cm x W: 58 cm
Other Title Information
Clothing, Outerwear
Date
1944-1945
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Blue and grey vertically striped jacket with folded collar and 5 black buttons in front. Jacket has been altered to fit smaller female with one dart in the front right side and two darts on the left and right back side. Sewn on the inside back panel is a bias tape holding the jacket to its smaller side. On the top left side of the jacket is sewn a cotton tag printed with the prisoner's number. Underside of the collar is applied with different fabric; also with blue and grey stripes but in different hues than the jacket. Narrative: Jacket was given as a prisoner's uniform to the donor, Irma (Imy) Nemenoff-Gellert a few days after her arrival in Auschwitz-Birkenau on June 11, 1944. Imy (Irma) was born in Lugoj, Romania (or. Austro-Hungarian empire). She lived in Timisoara then in Cluj-Napoca. Her last domicile prior to deportation was in Cluj. She was in captivity from May 17, 1944 to May 5, 1945. By the time she deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland), she was married but had no child. Her husband was killed in Auschwitz upon arrival and Imy was selected to work. In the camp, she worked in the “shit commando”, empty human excrements from the latrines; she also was made to dig with pickets holes in the ground. She became a liaison officer, doing some translation work. At the end of the war she was deported to Mauthausen (Austria), where she was liberated by the US Armed forces. Imy’s parents stayed in Romania and were not deported. After Liberation, Imy worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) with the US Army, doing clerical work and translation for a Colonel. She was fluent in English as she was given private lessons before the war. She immigrated to Canada in 1946.
Accession No.
2011.47.01
Name Access
Nemenoff-Gellert, Irma
Places
Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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