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Identification card issued by the Jewish "Aeltestenrat" in Kovno, Lithuania to one of their staff members

Object | Accession Number: 1995.89.415

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    Identification card issued by the Jewish "Aeltestenrat" in Kovno, Lithuania to one of their staff members
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    Overview

    Date
    issue:  1942 March 13
    Geography
    use: Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Markings
    recto, stamped bottom left corner: "ALTESTENRAT/DER/JUDISCHEN/GHETTOGEMINDE/IN/VILIJAMPOLE"

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Labels
    Physical Description
    Preprinted form with hand written entries; "AELTESTENRAT DER JUEDISCHEN/GHETTOGEMEINDE IN VILIJAMPOLE" in upper left corner; "Vilijampole, den 1942 III. 13." upper right corner; "AUSWEIS/Der Aeltestenrat der Juedischen Ghettogemeinde/in Vilijampole bescheinigt hiermit, dass/..Zalmanas, Efraimas../als ..Miterbeiter[?] des Schulamtes../beim Juedischen Aeltestenrat taetig ist./Dieser Ausweis ist bis zum. .1942..IV.30/gueltig./VORSITZ.UER DES AELTESTENRATES/SEKHETAER[?] DES AELTESTERNRATES."
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.130 inches (10.49 cm) | Width: 7.010 inches (17.805 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink
    Inscription
    handwritten diagonally across recto and verso: "annuled" [translation]

    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:
    2024-02-02 10:01:49
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