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Harold Minuskin family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a billfold, currency, documents, oral history compact discs, photographs, and postcards relating to the experiences of Shlamke and Shanke Orlinsky Minuskin, their two young sons, Henikel (Harold) and Kalmanke, and their extended families in prewar Zhetel, Poland, in the Zhetel ghetto and the surrounding forests with the partisans during the Holocaust, and as refugees in Germany and then the United States after the war, and a billfold, day planner, and photographs relating to the experiences of Lew Minuskin who was in Siberia during the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Harold Minuskin.
Date
1919-1990
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Minuskin family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.358.1


Light brown leather billfold used by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.2

Light brown leather billfold used by a Polish Jewish refugee

Weimar Germany Reichsbanknote, 1000 marks, kept by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.3

Geography
issue : Berlin (Germany)
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1923 January 01
approximately 1946

Imperial Germany Reichsbanknote, 100 marks, kept by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.4

Geography
issue : Berlin (Germany)
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1908 February 07
approximately 1946

Oberhausen, Germany, emergency currency, 5 million marks, kept by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.5

Geography
issue : Oberhausen-Rheinhausen (Germany)
Date
1923 August 10
approximately 1946

Soviet Union, 1 chervonets note, kept by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.6

Geography
issue : Soviet Union
Date
1937
approximately 1946

Soviet Union, 10 chervonets note, kept by a Polish Jewish refugee to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2012.358.7

Geography
issue : Soviet Union
Date
1937
approximately 1946

Oral history interview with Sonia Minuskin

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.358.8 | RG Number: RG-50.748.0001

Date
1996 September 01

Holocaust survivors documentary "Our Town Zhetel"

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.358.9 | RG Number: RG-50.748.0002

Date
1991
 
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