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John Bole collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of four drawings, a cap, a pouch, a finger ring, and documents relating to the experiences of Ivan Bole (later John Bole) during the Holocaust in Buchenwald concentration camp, and after the Holocaust in displaced persons camps in Italy and Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Lorraine DeMaio, the daughter of John Bole.
Date
1944-1950
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John Bolé papers

Document | Accession Number: 2011.174.1


Brown knit hat with a J triangle patch and initials worn by a Yugoslavian political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.2

Geography
use : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
approximately 1944 November-1945 April
Brown knit hat with a J triangle patch and initials worn by a Yugoslavian political prisoner

Button flap cloth pouch used by a Yugoslav political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.3

Geography
use : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
approximately 1944 November-1945 April
Button flap cloth pouch used by a Yugoslav political prisoner

Aluminum ring with a letter and prisoner number owned by a Yugoslav political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.4

Date
approximately 1945 April
Aluminum ring with a letter and prisoner number owned by a Yugoslav political prisoner

2 sided drawing of a seated inmate in an overcoat given to a political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.5

Geography
creation : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
received : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1942
after 1944 September-before 1945 April

2 sided ink drawing of a shirtless male inmate given to a Yugoslavian political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.6

Geography
creation : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
received : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1942
after 1944 September-before 1945 April

Satiric sketch of two skeletal doctors with a patient given to a Yugoslavian political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.7

Geography
creation : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
received : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1942
after 1944 September-before 1945 April

Drawing of a man using the latrine given to a Yugoslavian political prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2011.174.8

Geography
creation : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
received : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1942
after 1944 September-before 1945 April
 
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