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Armband identifying Jewish prisoner from Terezin

Object | Accession Number: 1990.11.2

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    Armband identifying Jewish prisoner from Terezin

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Issued to Henry Heppner while an inmate at Theresienstadt.
    Date
    1935-1945
    Geography
    issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Heppner
    Contributor
    Subject: Henry D. Heppner

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Armbands
    Object Type
    Armbands (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Made of white fabric; embroidered trim of red thread on top and bottom; "K.Z.L. Terezin" was first written on the armband, and then red thread was sewn over the letters. "Samosprava Terezina" is stamped on the right side. There is another illegible stamp on the left.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.120 inches (5.385 cm) | Width: 7.000 inches (17.78 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cotton, thread, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The armband was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Henry Heppner.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:15
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