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Irena Urdang de Tour family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts and a photograph relating to the experiences of Irena Ehrlich vel Sluszny (now Urdang de Tour) and her family in Warsaw and the Warsaw ghetto in Poland before and during the Holocaust, to Irena's experiences in a slave labor factory in Berlin, and in Bindermichl displaced persons camp in Linz, Austria, after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2008 by Irena Urdang de Tour, the daughter of Felicia and Seweryn Ehrlich vel Sluszny.
Date
1940-1947
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Felicia Erlich photograph

Document | Accession Number: 2008.228.1

Date
creation:  1945-1946

Striped wool jacket used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.2

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
use: Bindermichl (Displaced persons camp); Bindermichl (Linz, Austria)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Striped wool jacket used in the Warsaw ghetto

Beige and orange embroidered linen napkin used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.3

Geography
creation: Warsaw (Poland)
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
creation:  1937
use:  1937-1947
Beige and orange embroidered linen napkin used in the Warsaw ghetto

Cream colored handkerchief used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.4

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Cream colored handkerchief used in the Warsaw ghetto

Red plaid handkerchief used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.5

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Red plaid handkerchief used in the Warsaw ghetto

Red drawstring pouch used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.6

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Red drawstring pouch used in the Warsaw ghetto

Orange tablecloth with green flowers used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.7

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1930-1947

Dictionary

Publication | Accession Number: 2008.228.8

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1931

Engraved silver perfume bottle carried postwar by a refugee searching for her family

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.9

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Engraved silver perfume bottle carried postwar by a refugee searching for her family

Darning needle and case used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.10 a- b

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Darning needle and case used in the Warsaw ghetto

Gold necklace, bracelet, and pendant received in a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.11 a-c

Geography
received: Bindermichl (Displaced persons camp); Bindermichl (Linz, Austria)
Date
received:  1945
Gold necklace, bracelet, and pendant received in a displaced persons camp

Red enamel cup used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.12

Geography
use: slave labor camp; Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Red enamel cup used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Thermometer with silver case used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.13 a-c

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1947
Thermometer with silver case used in the Warsaw ghetto

E. Wedel candy tin received in a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.14

Geography
manufacture: Warsaw (Poland)
use: Bindermichl (Displaced persons camp); Bindermichl (Linz, Austria)
Date
manufacture:  1945
use:  1945-1947
E. Wedel candy tin received in a displaced persons camp

Sewing needle case used for lipstick in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.15

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1947
Sewing needle case used for lipstick in the Warsaw ghetto

Ritz of Paris lipstick case used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.16

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Ritz of Paris lipstick case used in the Warsaw ghetto

Dinner spoon used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.17

Geography
use: slave labor camp; Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Dinner spoon used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Detachable knife used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.18 a-b

Geography
manufacture: slave labor camp; Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Detachable knife used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Silver floral patterned dinner fork used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.19

Geography
creation: slave labor camp; Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Silver floral patterned dinner fork used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Metal soup canteen used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.20

Geography
use: slave labor camp; Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Metal soup canteen used by an inmate in a slave labor camp

4711 glass perfume bottle carried by a Jewish refugee searching for her family

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.21

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1947
4711 glass perfume bottle carried by a Jewish refugee searching for her family

Parker Lucky Curve duofold fountain pen used in the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.22

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
manufacture: Janesville (Wis.)
Date
use:  1940-1947
Parker Lucky Curve duofold fountain pen used in the Warsaw ghetto

Black fountain pen from the Warsaw ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.23

Geography
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
use:  1940-1947

Art Deco style lipstick case carried by a Jewish refugee while searching for her family

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.24

Geography
manufacture: Paris (France)
Date
use:  1943-1947
Art Deco style lipstick case carried by a Jewish refugee while searching for her family

Miniature oil painting created in a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.25

Geography
creation: Bindermichl (Displaced persons camp); Bindermichl (Linz, Austria)
Date
received:  1945
Miniature oil painting created in a displaced persons camp
 
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