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Artifact
1978
Silver, metal, plastic
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 1/4 in
97-094.03.JPG

Commemorative coin encased in blue and clear plastic honoring Janusz Korczak for his role in protecting Jewish orphans in Warsaw, Poland during World War II, and for his decision to accompany them when they were deported and later killed in Auschwitz.

97-094.03

Joram Kagan

8 Related Subjects

Korczak, Janusz (1878-1942)


Getto warszawskie (Warsaw, Poland)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Ghettos: Poland

Orphans


Orphanages


World War, 1939-1945


Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)


Awards


Coins
Money

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