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Doriane Kurz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts related to the experiences of Doriane Kurz following her liberation from Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and her postwar life in Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, and during her journey to the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by Diana Kurz, the cousin of Doriane Kurz.
Date
1945-1946
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Doll in blue dress, blonde wig and necklace carried by Jewish Austrian refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.1 a-c

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1946 July  (emigration)
1945 June-1946 June  (received)

Burlap purse with yarn flowers and monogram carried by a 10 year old Jewish Austrian refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.2

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
1946 July  (emigration)
Burlap purse with yarn flowers and monogram carried by a 10 year old Jewish Austrian refugee

Leather coin purse with 3 pins, a Dutch coin, and a metal key carried by a young Jewish Austrian refugee to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.3 a-f

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
1946 July  (emigration)
Leather coin purse with 3 pins, a Dutch coin, and a metal key carried by a young Jewish Austrian refugee to the US

Dark blue dress with black stripes worn by a young Jewish refugee during her voyage to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.4

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1946 July  (emigration)
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
Dark blue dress with black stripes worn by a young Jewish refugee during her voyage to the US

Dish towel with red radish applique brought to the US by a young Austrian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.5

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1946 July  (emigration)
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
Dish towel with red radish applique brought to the US by a young Austrian Jewish refugee

Red wool felt cap with stick figure silhouettes worn by a young Austrian Jewish refugee to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.6

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1946 July  (emigration)
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
Red wool felt cap with stick figure silhouettes worn by a young Austrian Jewish refugee to the US

White lace collar with a rosettes worn by a young Austrian Jewish refugee to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2010.194.7

Geography
en route : Gripsholm (Ship); New York (N.Y.)
Date
1946 July  (emigration)
1945 June-1946 June  (received)
White lace collar with a rosettes worn by a young Austrian Jewish refugee to the US
 
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