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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Two rectangular metal plates hinged together and held closed with metal clasp; exterior, embossed lattice design with "BR" enclosed in square design on recto at upper left corner; interior, covered in gold paint with textile band to hold cigarettes attached to left plate and "Camp Buchenwald/11.4.1945" engraved at center on right plate.
overall : 5.250 x 3.500 x 0.250 in. (13.335 x 8.89 x 0.635 cm.)
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.