Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Soap from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.226.3

Soap issued to 20-year old Judith Kessler possibly when she was interned in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp from June-December 1944. Judith and her mother were taken to Bergen-Belsen by train from Budapest, Hungary, as part of a rescue effort organized by Rezso Kasztner. Later in 1944, they were transferred to safety in Switzerland.

Date
approximately 1944 June  (received)
Geography
received : Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Language
English
Object Type
Soap (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judith Stieglitz Kessler
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:04:54
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn36288