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Harold Hersch is a Holocaust survivor from Poland who survived the Lodz Ghetto and several concentration camps including Auschwitz. Following the war, Harold Hersch immigrated to the United States and settled in Atlanta, Georgia. He married Helen Lefkowitz, the daughter of Holocaust survivor Frieda Lefkowitz. Hersch was in the grocery business in Atlanta and established Hersch's Super Value Market and is credited with helping to break down racial barriers in employment by hiring African American cashiers and managers in the 1960s. The collection consists of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Mss 193

Harold Hersch Family Papers

10 Related Subjects

Hersch, Harold, 1923-2013

Lefkowitz, Frieda Yoskowitz, 1905-1998

Holocaust Survivors

World War, 1939-1945

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

World War, 1939-1945

Grocery Industry and Trade

Grocery Industry and Trade
Supermarkets; Wholesale Trade


Civil Rights Movement

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