Sally Wendkos Olds

The Women Who Warned Their Families

In interviewing Holocaust survivors, Sally Wendkos Olds learned that the women in the family were often the first to recognize the Nazi peril for what it was.

Man in Uniform: David Mark Olds (right) served in America?s occupation of Vienna, where he bought the tea set.

A China Set That Held a Family's Memories

After her husband died, Sally Wendkos Olds sold the china set that he had acquired during World War II. Giving it up forced her to remember him without the help of ‘things.’