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Menia Awret-Back collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of an armband, a medal, correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Menia Awret-Back as a pediatric nurse for several charitable organizations in Poland and Belgium before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2007 by Serge Back, the son of Menia Arwet-Back.
Date
1930-1949
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Menia Awret-Back papers

Document | Accession Number: 2007.212.1

Date
1930-1949

Blue cross armband worn by a Jewish Russian nurse caring for refugee children

Object | Accession Number: 2007.212.2

Geography
use : Brussels (Belgium)
Date
1940-1945
Blue cross armband worn by a Jewish Russian nurse caring for refugee children

Belgian Red Cross medal, ribbon, and box awarded to a Jewish Russian nurse

Object | Accession Number: 2007.212.3 a-c

Geography
received : Brussels (Belgium)
manufacture : Brussels (Belgium)
Date
1940-1945
Belgian Red Cross medal, ribbon, and box awarded to a Jewish Russian nurse
 
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