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Blue and white United States Line luggage tag used by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.426.4

Blue and white luggage tag used by Regina Zak Goldwag when she emigrated from Germany on the United States Line after the war. Regina and her daughter Halina were originally from Warsaw, Poland. Some time after the brutal German occupation of Poland began in in September 1939, Regina and Halina acquired false identities as non-Jewish Polish women, Jadwiga and Halina Orlowska. Around 1944, they were sent to Germany as forced laborers. After the war, they emigrated to the United States.

Language
English
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Labels
Object Type
Luggage tags (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Annlee Herbstman, Bert Rosenberg, and Mark Rosenberg
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:56
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