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Herbert and Ursula Cohn Lichtenstein family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of postwar commemorative medals and posters, correspondence, and documents relating to the experiences of Ursula Cohn, later Lichtenstein, and her family, who were deported from Germany to Theresienstadt ghetto/labor camp, and Herbert Lichtenstein, who was deported from Germany to multiple concentration camps, including Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Theresienstadt, during the Holocaust, and to their postwar experiences in displaced persons camps and the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Eleanor Weinstein, the niece of Herbert and Ursula Cohn Lichtenstein.
Date
1945-1983
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Ursula Cohn Lichtenstein family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.313.1


40th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazi Germany bronze medal acquired by a Polish Jewish concentration camp survivor

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.2

Geography
issue : Israel
Date
1945 May 07
40th Anniversary of the Victory over Nazi Germany bronze medal acquired by a Polish Jewish concentration camp survivor

From Holocaust to Rebirth commemorative bronze medal acquired by a Polish Jewish survivor of several concentration camps

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.3

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June
From Holocaust to Rebirth commemorative bronze medal acquired by a Polish Jewish survivor of several concentration camps

Large poster with a barbed wire Star of David for the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors received by an attendee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.4

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June

Poster with a barbed wire Star of David for the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors received by an attendee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.5

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June

Poster with a barbed wire Star of David for the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors received by an attendee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.6

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June

Poster with a barbed wire Star of David for the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors received by an attendee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.7

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June

Poster with a barbed wire Star of David for the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors received by an attendee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.313.8

Geography
received : Jerusalem
Date
1981 June 14-1981 June 18
1981 June
 
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