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Łódź ghetto scrip, 50 pfennig note, acquired by a Jewish Lithuanian resident

Object | Accession Number: 1989.62.1

Łódź ghetto scrip, 50 pfennig note, acquired by David Klipp. David was deported to Łódź from Lithuania on January 17, 1940. On August 28, 1944, he was transported to Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. He was on the same transport as Chaim Rumkowski, the head of the Jewish Council. David was then selected for forced labor and sent to Continental-Gummi-Werke, AG factory, a subcamp of Neuengamme. He worked on the upper floors where rubber was cooked. On November 30, he was sent to Ahlem, another Neuengamme subcamp, to work in an old mine. Ahlem was being evacuated on April 6, 1945, when the prisoners were liberated by British and American soldiers. David relocated to Hannover, Germany on December. 11, 1945. He emigrated to the United States in 1950.

Date
issue:  1940 May 15
found:  approximately 1944 July
Geography
issue: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Language
German
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Money
Object Type
Scrip (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Klipp
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:24:28
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