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Ellen Fass Zilka family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a belt, blanket, bracelet, card game, case, set of garters, handkerchief, spoon, 2 towels, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Ellen Ruth Fass before the Holocaust in Germany, during the Holocaust in England, and after the Holocaust in the United States, and an armband, Star of David badge, and documents relating to Marie Goerlich, Ellen’s great aunt, who was interned in Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Ellen Zilka.
Date
1920-1991
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Ellen Fass Zilka papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.281.1

Date
1920-1991

Silver serving spoon with modern poliert pattern carried by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.2

Geography
manufacture : Germany
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

Deutsches Land boxed card deck carried by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.3 a-ax

Geography
manufacture : Ravensburg (Germany)
Date
approximately 1935

Plastic amber bead bracelet worn by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.4

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1935

Blue and green plaid belt for a school uniform worn by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.5

Geography
use : Edge (England)
Date
approximately 1939 July-1946 May

Pink ribbon garter owned by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.6

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

Pink ribbon garter owned by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.7

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

White blanket with purple border used by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.8

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

Blue striped white damask handkerchief used by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.9

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

White tea towel with yellow stripes used by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.10

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

White tea towel with green stripes used by a Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.11

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

Theresienstadt armband worn by a Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.12

Geography
received : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
approximately 1943 March 18-1945 May 09

Brown alligator leather holder used by Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.13

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939 July 25

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.14

Geography
issue : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.15

Geography
issue : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.16

Geography
issue : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note, acquired by an inmate

Unused Star of David badge owned by a German Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2014.281.17

Geography
received : Caputh (Germany)
Date
1941 September 01-1945 May 09
 
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