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Brown enamel mug used by a Polish Jewish concentration camp prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 1996.5.1

Brown enamel cup used by Herschl Shreibman, an inmate of Auschwitz III - Monowitz (Buna) concentration camp in Poland from 1942-1944. He was transferred to Flossenburg concentration camp in Germany. where Herschl, 20, was liberated by American troops around April 22, 1945. In 1947, he emigrated to the United States.

Date
approximately 1944 December-1945 April  (use)
Geography
use : Flossenburg (Concentration camp); Flossenburg (Germany)
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Drinking vessels
Object Type
Drinking cups (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harvey Shreibman
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:09
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