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The Yahad-In Unum Collection at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts used or discovered by Yahad-in Unum during their work to investigate and to document the mass executions of more than 2 million Jews in Eastern Europe between 1941 and 1944 by Nazi Germany and those who collaborated with therm.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by Father Patrick Desbois on behalf of Yahad-In Unum.
Date
1941-approximately 1943
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Small text only poster announcing curfew times for Jews in German occupied Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.1

Geography
publication : Brody (Lvivska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1941 July 16
2005
Small text only poster announcing curfew times for Jews in German occupied Ukraine

Small text only poster forbidding the people of German occupied Lwow from occupying Jewish residences

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.2

Geography
publication : Lwow (Poland) (historic); L'viv (Ukraine)
Date
1941 July 04
2005

Occupation currency note, 500 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.3

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
1943
2005
Occupation currency note, 500 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation currency note, 200 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.4

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
2005
Occupation currency note, 200 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation currency note, 100 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.5

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
2005
Occupation currency note, 100 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation currency note, 50 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.6

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
2005
Occupation currency note, 50 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation currency note, 10 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.7

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
2005
Occupation currency note, 10 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation currency note, 5 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.8

Geography
Issue : Rivne (Zakarpatska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1942 March 10
2005
Occupation currency note, 5 Karbowanez, issued by Nazi Germany in eastern Poland

Occupation credit treasury note, 50 Reichspfennig, issued by Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.9

Geography
issue : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939-1944
2005
Occupation credit treasury note, 50 Reichspfennig, issued by Nazi Germany

112 discharged German manufactured stripper clips found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.10

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
2005
112 discharged German manufactured stripper clips found at a mass execution site

337 discharged German and Polish manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.11

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
337 discharged German and Polish manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

230 discharged bullets and 250 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.12

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 16-2006 April 15
1941 June-1942

310 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.13

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
310 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

500 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.14

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2006 April 15
1941 June-1942
500 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found at a mass execution site

75 discharged bullet casings and 2 machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.15

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 May
1941 June-1942
75 discharged bullet casings and 2 machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site

84 discharged bullets and 1 casing found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.16

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942

300 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found near a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.17

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
300 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found near a mass execution site

240 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found near a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.18

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
240 discharged German manufactured bullet casings found near a mass execution site

143 discharged machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site in Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.19

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
143 discharged machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site in Ukraine

157 discharged machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.20

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
1941 June-1942
157 discharged machine gun link ammunition belt sections found at a mass execution site

9 discharged bullets and 12 discharged bullet casings recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.21

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
1941-1942
2005-2006

Contemporary archeological bag with French text used during excavation of a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.22

Geography
use : mass execution and grave site; Khvativ (Ukraine)
Date
2005 August 17
Contemporary archeological bag with French text used during excavation of a mass execution site

Contemporary archeological bag with Ukrainian text used during excavation of a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.23

Geography
use : mass execution and grave site; Berdychiv (Ukraine)
Date
2005 October 16
Contemporary archeological bag with Ukrainian text used during excavation of a mass execution site

10 bullet casings recovered during excavation of a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.24

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
10 bullet casings recovered during excavation of a mass execution site

3 9mm Luger bullet casings recovered during the excavations of mass execution sites

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.25

Geography
acquired : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
3 9mm Luger bullet casings recovered during the excavations of mass execution sites

Green painted arched bracket recovered during the excavations of mass execution sites

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.26

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
approximately 1941
Green painted arched bracket recovered during the excavations of mass execution sites

Partial black plastic widetooth comb discarded at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.27

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
approximately 1941
Partial black plastic widetooth comb discarded at a mass execution site

Partial black plastic widetooth comb discarded at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.28

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
approximately 1941

Mauser K98k bolt action rifle with a missing bolt used in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.29

Geography
received : Ukraine
Date
1935
2005
Mauser K98k bolt action rifle with a missing bolt used in eastern Poland

Spare machine gun barrel case with a missing locking clip recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.30

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
Spare machine gun barrel case with a missing locking clip recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Spare machine gun barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.31

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
Spare machine gun barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Base of a machine gun spare barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.32

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
Base of a machine gun spare barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Lid of a machine gun spare barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.33

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
Lid of a machine gun spare barrel case recovered postwar at a mass execution site

MG 34 machine gun barrel with a sealed breech recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.34

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1941-1942
MG 34 machine gun barrel with a sealed breech recovered postwar at a mass execution site

MG 34 and 42 round drum magazine recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.35

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
1942
MG 34 and 42 round drum magazine recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Belt attachment with a set of 3 brown leather K98k ammunition pouches used during WWII in eastern Poland

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.36

Geography
received : Ukraine
Date
2005
1938
Belt attachment with a set of 3 brown leather K98k ammunition pouches used during WWII in eastern Poland

Wooden ammunition box with German paper labels recovered in the Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.37

Geography
found : Ukraine
Date
1943
2005

Wooden ammunition box with German paper labels recovered in the Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.38

Geography
found : Ukraine
Date
1941-1942
2005

Wooden ammunition box with German paper labels recovered in the Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.39

Geography
found : Ukraine
Date
1941-1942
2005

Coal powered flat iron with a curled handle and engraved Star of David recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.40

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005
approximately 1941
Coal powered flat iron with a curled handle and engraved Star of David recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Wide rectangular shovel head recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.41

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005 August 17-2005 October 16
1941-1942
Wide rectangular shovel head recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Shovel head with a partial wooden handle recovered postwar at a mass execution and grave site in Ukraine

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.42

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005 August 17-2005 October 16
1941-1942
Shovel head with a partial wooden handle recovered postwar at a mass execution and grave site in Ukraine

Shield shaped shovel head recovered postwar at a mass execution site

Object | Accession Number: 2010.443.43

Geography
found : mass execution and grave site; Ukraine
Date
2005 August 17-2005 October 16
1941-1942
Shield shaped shovel head recovered postwar at a mass execution site
 
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