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Identification card from the Kovno ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1995.89.332

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    Identification card from the Kovno ghetto

    Overview

    Date
    issue:  1942
    Geography
    use: Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Labels
    Physical Description
    Brown paper with two binder perforations in left side; (blue?) ink stamps on both sides and an inscription on recto; recto: "Amt der Jued. Ghetto-Gemeinde/Ausweis/Nr. 1/Es wird hiermit bescheinigt, dass/../in obigem Amt der Jued. Ghetto-Gemeinde/als../../taetig ist./Leiter des Amtes/Vilijampole, den .8 Jun 1942. 1942"; verso: "Dieser Ausweis ist gueltig bis zum/.1942 VII. 8./Leiter des Amtes/Verlaengert bis zum/../Leiter des Amtes [repeated twice]."
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 5.510 inches (13.995 cm) | Width: 2.870 inches (7.29 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The identification card was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:22:57
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