Zyzniewski family collection

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EHRI Partner


The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Marilyn Stiles on behalf of the Estate of Wesley Zineski.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a watercolor portrait, correspondence, documents, photographs, photo albums, and publications relating to the experiences of Wieslaw Zyzniewski (Wesley Zineski) and his family, Polish Catholics, originally from Łódź, before, during and after World War II, during which Wesley and his mother Janina were arrested for their political activities and sent to Auschwitz concentration camp.


This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.