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Cloth remnants found at Dachau concentration camp after the war by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1990.150.2

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    Cloth remnants found at Dachau concentration camp after the war by a US soldier

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Piece of cloth found by Marvyn Glyder, a US soldier, near the site of the crematoriums at the former Dachau concentration camp, circa 1950. The remnants had been used as ties for flower bunches left as memoriums near the ovens. Glyder's Army unit was stationed near Dachau, Germany, in the postwar period
    Date
    found:  approximately 1950
    Geography
    found: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marvin Glyder

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Materials
    Category
    Textiles
    Physical Description
    Small section of of black cloth netting.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm) | Width: 4.125 inches (10.478 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The cloth was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Marvin Glyder.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:17
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