Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Letter : paper : beige ; Ht: 18 cm x W: 22 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Letter : paper : beige ; Ht: 18 cm x W: 22 cm
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Language
Yiddish
Notes
Two pages, black handwriting on both sides. Narrative: This letter was sent by Szejna Miszkinski (donor's mother) to her sister Sara Kreider who had immigrated to the USA on October 21, 1924 aboard the S.S Olympic. When the Germans invaded their hometown of Sejny (in Poland, on the border with Lithuania), the Miszkinskis (mother Szejna and father Joshua) were deported to Lithuania and later murdered in 1941.
Accession No.
2012.89.26
Name Access
Moskin, Stephen
Places
Sejny, Lithuania, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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