Majdanek (Concentration camp);
Clothing and Dress
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eve Rich Blumberg
The nuns gave this blouse to Eva Rich after they could no longer hide her. They sought to make her appear to be a Polish peasant rather than a Jew. She wore the blouse under her clothes while in Majdanek. Given to Eve Rich by nuns who had hid her during the Holocaust.
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Also in Eve Rich Blumberg collection
Given to Eve Rich by a group of nuns who put it on her neck and told her that it would save her life.
Contains a photograph of Eve Rich as a child; two photographs of a camp after liberation; a postwar photograph of Eve Rich with Nathan Rich, the man who would become her husband; two telegrams received by the donor aboard the "S.S. Marine Flasher," June 1948; and an obituary for Col. Bernard McKahon, who helped liberate Majdanek, where Eva Rich was imprisoned.
Prayer book given to Eva Rich along with a cross necklace. The nuns gave it to her and asked that she memorize it in case of captured by the German police.