Dr. Aharon Pick diary

Identifier
irn502502
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • irn502502
  • 2000.132
Dates
1 Jan 1941 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
Item
Languages
  • Hebrew
Source
EHRI Partner

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3

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Biographical History

Dr. Aharon (Aaron) Pick (1872-1944) was born in Kėdainiai, Lithuania and practiced medicine and participated actively in Jewish cultural life in Šiauliai (Shavli). He and his family were forced into the Šiauliai ghetto in 1941, and Aharon worked in the ghetto hospital until his death following an illness in June 1944. His wife, Dvorah (Deborah) Tatz Pick, survived the ghetto but perished at Stutthof. Their son Tedik (David, 1922-1975) escaped the ghetto shortly before its liquidation, led Jewish survivors west for the Bricha after liberation, and immigrated to Palestine in 1948. In 1949 he married Haia Nudel (b. 1928), who had survived the Šiauliai ghetto and the Stutthof concentration camp.

Acquisition

Funding Note: The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired the diary from Haia Pick in 2000.

System of Arrangement

The Dr. Aharon Pick diary is arranged as a single series: I. Dr. Aharon Pick diary, 1941-1944

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