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Sachsenberg psychiatric asylum blanket

Object | Accession Number: 1990.36.28

Sachsenberg psychiatric asylum in Schwerin, where this blanket 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
Furnishings and Furniture
Category
Household linens
Object Type
Blankets (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 14:27:13
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