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Leopold Schein collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of handpainted textiles, handmade notebook, correspondence, documents, photographs, and photograph albums relating to the experiences of Poldek (Leopold) Schein in prewar Poland, prior to his escape from Krakow to Soviet occupied Poland and his subsequent imprisonment in a Siberian labor camp and resettlement in Uzbekistan during the Holocaust, and to his life in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in Germany and in the United States after the end of World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Leopold Schein.
Date
1921-approximately 1956
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Leopold Schein papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.443.1

Date
1926-1949  (inclusive)

Silk matzah holder with a handpainted fruit and floral design for Passover created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.2

Geography
creation : DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1948  (creation)
Silk matzah holder with a handpainted fruit and floral design for Passover created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Silk scarf with a handpainted clown and an inscription created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.3

Geography
creation : DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1946 November 14  (creation)
Silk scarf with a handpainted clown and an inscription created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Challah cover with a handpainted crest of lions with a crown with a Star of David created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.4

Geography
creation : DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1948  (creation)
Challah cover with a handpainted crest of lions with a crown with a Star of David created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Tablecloth with a handpainted maple leaf design created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.5

Geography
creation : DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
approximately 1948  (creation)
Tablecloth with a handpainted maple leaf design created by a Jewish Polish refugee in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Notebook with pressed flower cover

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.6


Ration coupons

Object | Accession Number: 2012.443.7

Ration coupons
 
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