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Baby doll with handknit 2-piece outfit recovered by a hidden child after the war

Object | Accession Number: 2009.394.2

Doll with handmade top and leggings that belonged to Jolene de Wilde when she was a child. The doll was kept by a neighbor while the de Wilde family lived in hiding in Friesland, Netherlands, from ca. 1941-1945. Jolene and her sister were placed in hiding with a non-Jewish couple, Hielke and Herder Brouwer, who were honored by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations in 1985.

Date
1945  (recovered)
Geography
recovery : Friesland (Netherlands)
Classification
Toys
Category
Dolls
Object Type
Baby dolls (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jolene Sonnheim
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:17
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