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Denes-Deszo and Borbala Nussbacher Herskovits collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a safety razor and a photograph relating to the experiences of Denes-Deszo Herskovits, when he was a forced laborer in Hungary and an inmate in Gunskirchen concentration camp in Austria, and a lice comb belonging to Borbala (Babi) Nussbacher (later Herskovits), when she was deported from Szilagysomlyo ghetto in Hungarian annexed Romania to Auschwitz, then Riga, Stutthof, Guttau, and Neumark concentration camps.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Miriam Shelef, the daughter of Denes-Deszo and Borbala Nussbacher Herskovits.
Date
1941-1943
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Rotbart Mond-Extra safety razor with blade used by a Romanian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2012.453.1 a-b

Geography
use : Ditra (Concentration camp); Ditrau (Romania)
use : Gunskirchen (Concentration camp); Gunskirchen (Austria)
manufacture : Berlin (Germany)
Date
approximately 1941-1945
approximately 1930

Brown plastic lice comb used by a Romanian Jewish woman concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2012.453.2

Geography
use : Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oswiecim (Poland)
use : Kaiserwald (Concentration camp); Riga (Latvia)
use : Stutthof (Concentration camp); Sztutowo (Poland)
Date
approximately 1944 May-1945 May

 
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