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Infant’s open back blouse with blue monogram made in DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2010.337.2

Open back white smock made for newborn Vladimir (Wowa) Brandwajn, after his birth on August 14, 1946, in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in Germany. It was made by his mother, Luba, and embroidered with his initials. Vladimir was the first baby born in the DP camp. His parents, Luba and Rachmiel, had married in 1941 in Soviet occupied Poland. During the war, Luba lived in the Soviet Union and Rachmiel fought in the Soviet Army. After the war ended in May 1945, they relocated to Germany.

Date
1946 August  (creation)
Geography
creation : DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Classification
Clothing and Dress
Object Type
Smocks (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Vladimir Brandwajn
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:48
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