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Forced labor artifact and book collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of badges, an armband, savings stamp cards, postcards, documents, photographs, and laborer's work books related to the use of forced laborers from western, eastern, and southern Europe in Vienna, Austria, and to the persecution of Jews by Nazi Germany during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005.
Date
1938-1945
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Forced labor book collection, 1938-1945

Document | Accession Number: 2005.506.1 | RG Number: RG-17.009

Date
1938-1945

Yellow cloth Star of David badge printed with Jude, German for Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.2

Geography
use: Vienna (Austria)
Date
use:  approximately 1941-1945

Unused yellow cloth Star of David badge printed with Jude, German for Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.3

Geography
issue: Vienna (Austria)
Date
issue:  approximately 1941

Unused forced labor badge, blue field with OST in white letters, to identify a forced laborer from the Soviet Union

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.4

Date
issue:  approximately 1942-1945
Unused forced labor badge, blue field with OST in white letters, to identify a forced laborer from the Soviet Union

Unused forced labor badge, yellow with a purple P, to identify a Polish forced laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.5

Geography
issue: Poland
Date
issue:  approximately 1940-1945
Unused forced labor badge, yellow with a purple P, to identify a Polish forced laborer

Unused forced labor badge, yellow with a purple P, to identify a Polish forced laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.6

Geography
issue: Poland
Date
issue:  approximately 1940-1945

Unused forced labor badge, blue field with OST in white letters, to identify a forced laborer from the Soviet Union

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.7

Geography
issue: Poland
Date
issue:  1942-1945
Unused forced labor badge, blue field with OST in white letters, to identify a forced laborer from the Soviet Union

Used forced labor badge, yellow with a purple P, sewn to grey felt backing for use by a Polish forced laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.8

Geography
issue: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1945
Used forced labor badge, yellow with a purple P, sewn to grey felt backing for use by a Polish forced laborer

Red metal badge with the letter P and the prisoner number of a Polish inmate of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.9

Geography
issue: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Date
use:  1943 April 09-1945 April 29

Purple armband with a V to identify a prisoner from Flanders

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.10

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1945

Unused forced labor badge, blue field with OST in white letters, to identify a forced laborer from the Soviet Union

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.11

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
issue:  1942-1945

Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 1 Reichsmark

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.12

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1942-1945
Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 1 Reichsmark

Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 3 Reichsmark

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.13

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1942-1944
Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 3 Reichsmark

Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 5 Reichsmark

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.14

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1942-1945
Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 5 Reichsmark

Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 10 Reichsmark

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.15

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1942-1945
Ostarbeiter [Eastern worker] Sparmarke [savings stamp] block, 10 Reichsmark

Unused trilingual paid reply postcards for use by forced laborers from eastern Europe

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.16

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1943-1945

Unused trilingual paid reply postcards for use by forced laborers from eastern Europe

Object | Accession Number: 2005.506.17

Geography
issue: forced labor camp; Germany
Date
use:  1943-1945
 
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