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Hannah Messinger collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a series of drawings done around 1970 by Hannah Messinger based upon her experiences as a prisoner in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Sackisch concentration camps during the Holocaust and in Czechoslovakia immediately after the end of the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2010 by Hannah Messinger.
Date
approximately 1970
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Drawing by Hannah Messinger of 2 women and 3 skeletal children

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.1

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of an old woman comforted by woman and child

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.2

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman gesturing in supplication

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.3

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a cloaked woman and child slumped on a wall

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.4

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman with two emaciated children

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.5

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman holding 2 children on her lap

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.6

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970

Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman sitting with her hands on her head

Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.7

Geography
creation : Chicago (Ill.)
Date
1941-1945
approximately 1970
 
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