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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
1945-1946  (creation)

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
1940-1947  (use)
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
1937  (creation)
1937-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)
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
approximately 1930-1947  (use)

Italian/Tedesco dictionary

Publication | Accession Number: 2008.228.8

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

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

Object | Accession Number: 2008.228.9

Geography
use : Warsaw (Poland)
Date
1940-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)
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
1945  (received)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
approximately 1940-1947  (use)
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
1945  (manufacture)
1945-1947  (use)
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
approximately 1940-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)
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
1940-1947  (use)

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
1943-1947  (use)
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
1945  (received)
Miniature oil painting created in a displaced persons camp
 
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