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    Overview

    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.
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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
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of 2 women and 3 skeletal children

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

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.2

    Geography
    creation: Chicago (Ill.)
    Date
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of an old woman comforted by woman and child

    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman gesturing in supplication

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.3

    Geography
    creation: Chicago (Ill.)
    Date
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman gesturing in supplication

    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
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a cloaked woman and child slumped on a wall

    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman with two emaciated children

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.5

    Geography
    creation: Chicago (Ill.)
    Date
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman with two emaciated children

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

    Object | Accession Number: 2010.489.6

    Geography
    creation: Chicago (Ill.)
    Date
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman holding 2 children on her lap

    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
    depiction:  1941-1945
    creation:  approximately 1970
    Drawing by Hannah Messinger of a woman sitting with her hands on her head
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 11:21:30
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