This Day in Jewish History 1923: Czech Woman Who Drew Fellow Auschwitz Inmates Is Born

Dr. Josef Mengele put Dina Gottliebova Babbitt to work during the war; after it, she fought to reclaim her art from the museum at Auschwitz.

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January 21, 1923, is the birthdate of Dina Gottliebova Babbitt, the Czech-born Jewish woman who, as a young artist in Auschwitz, was called upon by the German doctor Josef Mengele to draw portraits of inmates,...