Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

George Birman collection

Collection

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Overview

    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of a belt, hunting knife, pliers, wristwatch, agenda planners, documents, and photographic materials relating to the experiences of George Birman and his father Abel before World War II in Lithuania, during the war when they were interned in Kovno (Kaunas) ghetto and Kedahnen (Kedainiai) labor camp, and after the war as displaced persons, including George's postwar education and work with displaced persons in Vienna, Austria.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 and 1995 by George Birman and in 2010 and 2012 by Pola Birman, wife of George Birman.
    Search This Collection

    Browse 5 Items In This Collection

    George Birman papers

    Document | Accession Number: 1993.41.2

    Date
    inclusive:  1930-2002
    George Birman papers

    Brown strap wrist watch worn postwar by a former labor camp inmate and aid worker

    Object | Accession Number: 1999.155.2

    Geography
    use: Vienna (Austria)
    Date
    received:  approximately 1945 July
    Brown strap wrist watch worn postwar by a former labor camp inmate and aid worker

    Hunting knife with leather sheath used by Lithuanian labor camp inmate

    Object | Accession Number: 1999.155.3 a-b

    Geography
    use: Kedahnen (Concentration camp); Kedainiai (Lithuania)
    Date
    received:  approximately 1944 July 09
    Hunting knife with leather sheath used by Lithuanian labor camp inmate

    Leather belt with 2 sets of holes worn postwar by Lithuanian labor camp inmate / aid worker

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.107.2

    Geography
    use: Rothschild Hospital; Vienna (Austria)
    Date
    use:  1945 July-1948 May
    Leather belt with 2 sets of holes worn postwar by Lithuanian labor camp inmate / aid worker

    Pliers used by Lithuanian labor camp inmate to escape

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.107.3

    Geography
    use: Kedahnen (Concentration camp); Kedainiai (Lithuania)
    Date
    use:  1944 July 09
    Pliers used by Lithuanian labor camp inmate to escape
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:27:19
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/irn102176

    Download & Licensing

    Contact Us