Jewish Immigration to America

Hias Shelters Survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto

RG 120 - US675 - Clipping of family of survivors sheltered by HIAS - May 1944.jpg

Title

Hias Shelters Survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto

Date

1944 ca

Subject

HIAS
Warsaw Ghetto
Holocaust Survivors

Description

Solomon Gruenstein, his wife Paulina, and his daughter Halina upon their arrival in the United States. Gruenstein was an American citizen living in Poland at the onset of World War II. He and his family were trapped in the Warsaw Ghetto, but like a few hundred others with foreign passports, were separated from the mass of other Jews, and used as bargaining chips in prisoner exchanges. They were eventually exchanged for German prisoners and managed to return to the United States.

Source

YIVO Archives

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Newspaper Clipping

Identifier

YIVO RG 120 - US675

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Citation

“Hias Shelters Survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6293.
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