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Nina Kaleska collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a handmade pin and two religious medallions relating to the experiences of Nelly Kalecka (later Nina Kaleska) in Rechlin concentration camp in Germany, one of several camps where she was imprisoned during the Holocaust, and to her postwar experiences in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Nina Kaleska.
Date
1943-1946
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Handmade pin embroidered with her prisoner number made for a concentration camp inmate on her 16th birthday

Object | Accession Number: 2009.359.1

Geography
received : Rechlin (Concentration camp); Rechlin (Germany)
Date
1945 April 11
Handmade pin embroidered with her prisoner number made for a concentration camp inmate on her 16th birthday

L'Enfant Jesus Miraculeux de Prague [Miraculous Infant Jesus of Prague] medallion given to an young Austrian Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2009.359.2

Geography
received : Prague (Czech Republic)
Date
1946
L'Enfant Jesus Miraculeux de Prague [Miraculous Infant Jesus of Prague] medallion given to an young Austrian Jewish woman

Medallion with Moses and the S'hma prayer found by a young Jewish woman on a camp transport

Object | Accession Number: 2009.359.3

Geography
found : concentration camp transport; Germany
Date
1943-1945
Medallion with Moses and the S'hma prayer found by a young Jewish woman on a camp transport
 
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