Photograph depicts Renee Kolender's parents, Rose Borenstain-Fuchs and Moishe Chiel Fuchs, taken in Koszenica, Poland around 1915. Rose perished in the Chenstochowa labor camp in 1945. Moishe was executed in an unknown camp.
Photograph taken in Koszenica, Poland in the late 1920s. Among those pictured only Renee, her Aunt Tola and youngest uncle in second row survived the war. First row, left to right: Rose Borenstain-Fuchs (mother), Renee, Grandmother Borenstain, Yitzchak Fuchs (brother), Grandfather Borenstain, rest are cousins and Rose's sister (names not known). Second row, left to right: Moishe Chiel Fuchs (father), Tola Berenstain (maternal aunt), rest are cousins and uncles (names not known).
Photograph taken in 1925 or 1926 in Koszenica, Poland. First row, left to right (seated): great uncle (grandmother's brother-Sokol), Grandmother Fuchs, Renee, Grandfather Fuchs, Moishe Chiel Fuchs (father). Second row, left to right (standing): Aaron Fuchs, Elieazer Fuchs, Charna Fuchs, unknown, unk., unk., Simcha Fuchs.
Photograph taken in Lipnica, Poland in the 1930s. All perished in the Holocaust except Chaskel Kolender. Chaskel had fled east at the outbreak of the war and found himself in Russian-controlled eastern Poland. He ended up surviving the war in Siberia. First row, left to right: Unknown, Yosel Eizen (cousin), Unknown, Chaskel Kolender (paternal uncle). Second row, left to right: Rebecca Kolender (father's sister), next 4 are cousins (names not known), Pearl Kolender (father's sister).
ID card was issued by a Jewish chaplain in the U.S. army and sanctioned by city hall in Pocking, Germany on August 21, 1945. Among the information on the card is Pincus' date of liberation (May 5, 1945) and his Auschwitz prisoner number (161253). Pincus is still wearing his jacket from Auschwitz.