Biography: Joan Salter was born in Belgium, 1940. Born to Polish parents, she was originally called Fanny Zimmetbaum. Joan's journey started in Belgium and, due to Nazi persecution, ended in the United States of America. 

Testimony: Please click here to view Joan's testimony 

Speaking Commitments: Joan is a regular speaker at the National Holocaust Centre and Museum.

The Collection

The museum houses documents, objects, and photographs donated by Joan. It is our privilege to care for these artefacts and ensure they are available for future generations. The museum's collection provides vital, tangible, evidence of the Holocaust. We are committed to ensuring we have everything we need to continue to tell our speaker's stories into the future. Please find a selection of objects below from the Joan Salter Collection, you can also search our collections for further objects and information.