Metal box made by a slave laborer and engraved with camp names
- Object Type
Metal containers (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph and Romana Koplewicz
Metal box made by Joseph Koplewicz in Poland in a slave labor camp, and carried close to his body throughout the Holocaust. The box was engraved by Binem Grunstein, during the time period of the Holocaust, with camp names and dates. Mr. Grunstein survived and resided in Australia. He passed away in 2013.
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:23:10
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Also in Joseph and Romana Koplowicz collection
The collection consists of a metal box carried by Joseph Koplowicz and an identity card belonging to Romana Koplowicz.
Identity card or "Legitymacja" issued to Polish woman named Romana Kolpewicz, or "Stefania Dolinska," an assumed name under which Mrs. Koplewicz was supplied with false papers by Polish-Christian friends. Romana Koplewicz worked in Warsaw, as a non-Jew, surviving the Holocaust.