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School supply metal box inscibed in Yiddish

Object | Accession Number: 1999.333.1

Box, metal, empty, having once contained school supplies, sent to displaced persons camp Heidenheim in Germany by South African Jewish War Appeal. Box received and used by Irving Gersten in Heidenheim circa 1947. Adhered to inside cover is sheet of paper identifying donation of Miss Barbara Sapire of Yeoville, Johannesburg making it possible for South African Jewish War Appeal to forward box to DP camp. Box is green, cover and inside label in Hebrew, Yiddish and English.

Date
received:  approximately 1947
Language
Yiddish
English
Classification
Containers
Category
Metal containers
Object Type
Workboxes (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irving Gersten
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Record last modified: 2019-05-09 15:31:44
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