Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

SCHWARTZ, Musia = Photos of postwar Germany and Canada.

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Collection
SCHWARTZ, Musia = Photos of postwar Germany and Canada.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
22 records in electronic form.
Fonds No.
P0205
Scope and Content
22 TIFF scans of photos borrowed from her personal album, showing Eschwege DP camp. Glasterhausen orphanage. Hamburg and scenes after immigrating to Montreal. Some are portraits of the donor and some include husband Leon and friends, aunt.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
SCHWARTZ, Musia = Photos of postwar Germany and Canada.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
22 records in electronic form.
Scope and Content
22 TIFF scans of photos borrowed from her personal album, showing Eschwege DP camp. Glasterhausen orphanage. Hamburg and scenes after immigrating to Montreal. Some are portraits of the donor and some include husband Leon and friends, aunt.
Date
1946-1952.
Fonds No.
P0205
History Biographical
Musia Schwartz came to Canada as a war orphan after having lived under a false identity through the war years. She was a student and later close friend of Irving Layton, who dedicated a poem to her For Musia's grandchildren.
Custodial History
The photos were made available to CJCNA through filmmaker Dov Okouneff, who is also using them in a film. They were donated, with Musia's permission, on June 1, 2002.
Notes
PCAT, P06/02.Mrs. Schwartz should be notify if used.UJRA - War Orphans collection.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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