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The Auschwitz Jewish Center is home to an extensive collection of artifacts that preserves the memory of Jewish life in Oświęcim. In each issue of our newsletter, we feature one artifact in our collection, managed by Dr. Artur Szyndler.

For the Spring 2019 issue, we are featuring Henryk Enoch’s notebooks from the 1940-1941 school year.

Henryk Enoch's Notebook Henryk Enoch's Notebook Henryk Enoch's Notebook

Henryk Enoch was born in 1932 in Oświęcim and lived with his family at 8 Legionów Street. During World War II, he attended secret classes for Jewish students, taught by Jadwiga Marciniak, a non-Jewish teacher at Queen Jadwiga Public School in Oświęcim. In 1941, Henryk was deported with his parents to the ghetto in Będzin, where he died. Gift of Jan Ptaszkowski.

The Auschwitz Jewish Center is operated by the Museum in Oświęcim, Poland. For additional blog entries by and about the Auschwitz Jewish Center, please visit: All Spring 2019 newsletter articles are found here.