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Theresa Gruenberger Mermelstein family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of an armband, two pillow shams, a music composition book, and photographs relating to the experiences of Terez Gruenberger and her family in prewar and postwar Munkacs, Hungary, to Terez and her sister Miriam's experiences in Torgau slave labor camp during the Holocaust, and in Gabersee displaced persons camp in Germany after the Holocaust where she married Jakob Mermelstein.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Thersea Gruenberger Mermelstein.
Date
1932-1946
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Terez Gruenberger Mermelstein photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2013.311.1


White armband embroidered with prisoner number worn by a Hungarian slave laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2013.311.2

Geography
use : Torgau (Concentration camp); Torgau (Germany)
Date
approximately 1944 November-1945 April

Damask pillow sham with a pink monogram and eyelet whitework recovered postwar by Hungarian Jewish sisters

Object | Accession Number: 2013.311.3

Geography
recovery : Munkacs (Hungary) (historic); Mukacheve (Ukraine)
Date
approximately 1945 June

Cutwork pillow sham with scalloped trim and embroidered Roszi recovered postwar by a Hungarian Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2013.311.4

Geography
recovery : Munkacs (Hungary) (historic); Mukacheve (Ukraine)
Date
approximately 1945 June

Book of musical compositions transcribed by a female Jewish musician

Object | Accession Number: 2013.311.5

Geography
creation : Munkacs (Hungary) (historic); Mukacheve (Ukraine)
Date
1937-1941
approximately 1945 June
 
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