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Harold Minuskin family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two Russian ruble coins and a HIAS pin relating to the experiences of Shanke (Sonia) Minuskin, her husband Shlamke, and their two children, Henikel and Kalmanke, while living in hiding in Bialowieza Forest in Poland and Belarus during the Holocaust and in Zeilsheim displaced persons camp in Germany after World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by Harold Minuskin, the son of Sam and Sonia Minuskin.
Date
1942-1946
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Souvenir pin with the words HIAS and Bremen and two boxes given to a young Jewish Polish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2010.416.1 a-c

Geography
received : Marine Marlin (Ship); Bremen (Germany)
Date
1946
Souvenir pin with the words HIAS and Bremen and two boxes given to a young Jewish Polish refugee

Imperial Russia, gold 10 ruble coin saved by a Jewish Polish family living in hiding with partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2010.416.2

Geography
issue : Russia
Date
1899
1942-1944
Imperial Russia, gold 10 ruble coin saved by a Jewish Polish family living in hiding with partisans

Imperial Russia, gold 5 ruble coin saved by a Jewish Polish family living with partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2010.416.3

Date
1898
1942-1944
Imperial Russia, gold 5 ruble coin saved by a Jewish Polish family living with partisans
 
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