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Object ID

2022.1.15

Object Name

Identification

Date

3-20-1943

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Description

Trifold identification document, ‘LEGACION DE CHILE EN RUMANIA’ on one side; reverse has black and white photo of S. Kaminski adhered at top of center along with fingerprint and hand stamp below, both in purple ink.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

ID issued by Chilean legation in Bucharest, Romania in 1943 and signed by Samuel Del Campo, Charge d’Affaires at the Chilean Representation in Bucharest. Special Polish Refugee ID signed by Kasmir Szymonowicz, head of the refugee department. Del Campo issued Chilean passports and ID’s for Polish Jews. Approximately 1200 Jews were saved from deportation to Transnistria by issuing Chilean passports. In 2016 he was recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations.

Dimensions

6 x 10 1/8"

Keywords

Stefan Kaminski, Samuel Del Campo, Kasmir Szymonowicz, Righteous Among the Nations

Subcollection

Diplomats

Samuel Del Campo, Chilean Diplomat in Bucharest, Romania Signed Consular ID Document for Polish Refugee

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