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Abraham Heckman collection

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.401.1

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    Overview

    Description
    Consists of original documents related to life in the newly liberated Buchenwald concentration camp. Includes a brief history of the camp, written in short paragraphs and highlighting major events and executions; a narrative, one page, entitled "Mord und Hunger im November 1939" by Dr. Gustav Herzog, originally of Vienna; a blank form for reporting on the execution of inmates; and documents related to services honoring those who perished at Buchenwald.
    Date
    inclusive:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Abraham Heckman

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Herzog, Gustav.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Abraham Heckman donated these documents to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 with the assistance of his son, Mark. Mr. Heckman was a member of the United States Army in 1945, and received these documents from an unknown man in the summer of 1945.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:39:11
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