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Doctor's operating room coat

Object | Accession Number: 1990.36.15

The Sachsenberg psychiatric asylum, located in Schwerin, which is where this coat was used, was one of many hospitals in Nazi Germany that participated in the murder of physically and psychologically handicapped patients. This began as a movement ordered by Hitler to rid the country of these disabled persons.

Date
approximately 1900-1925
Geography
use : Sachsenberg Psychiatric Asylum; Schwerin (Germany)
Classification
Clothing and Dress
Category
Men's clothing
Object Type
Coats (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Medizin und Pharmaziehistoriches Museum Wismar
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:57
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