Guide to Hajnal Schwartz certificate
1988.1269

Summary Information

Repository
Tauber Holocaust Library
Title
Hajnal Schwartz certificate
ID
1988.1269
Date
1945 August 9
Extent
1.0 Folder(s) comprising one item
Language
Romanian
Language of Materials note
The certificate is in Romanian with a partial translation in English.
Mixed materials [Folder]
Archives Box 5
Abstract
Collection comprises a certificate of liberation issued by Comitetul deportatiilor din Romania to Hajnal Schwartz in the German concentraton camp Bergen-Belsen on August 9, 1945.

Preferred Citation note

Hajnal Schwartz certificate - 1988.1269, Tauber Holocaust Library - JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

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Biographical/Historical note

Hajnal Schwartz was born July 10, 1925 in Satu-Mare, Romania. She lived in Cluj, where she was a seamstress. She was deported in June 1944 and was interned in the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Schleisensee, Schlozertberg and Bergen-Belsen, where she was liberated on April 15, 1945.

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Scope and Contents note

The Collection comprises a single document - a displaced persons indentity card, travel pass and certificate of liberation issued by Comitetul deportatiilor din Romania to Hajnal Schwartz in the German concentraton camp Bergen-Belsen on August 9, 1945. The card entitles the bearer to "receive in every way privilege and help." The card documents Hajnal Schwartz's internment in Auschwitz, Schleisiensee, Schlozertberg and Bergen-Belsen concentation camps from June 1, 1944 until her liberation on April 15, 1945 at Bergen Belsen.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Tauber Holocaust Library

JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94115
415-449-3717
tauberholocaustlibrary@jfcs.org

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp).
  • Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp).

Genre(s)

  • Certificates

Subject(s)

  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Oswiecim
  • Jewish women in the Holocaust -- Poland -- Oswiecim
  • Women concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Oswiecim
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Liberation -- Poland -- Oswiecim

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