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Mordecai E. Schwartz collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of armbands, a card, and drawings by Alfred Glück relating to the experiences of Mordecai E. Schwartz during his wartime service in the United States Army and after the war when he served as Area Director for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) from 1945 to 1948 and then as Area Director for the International Refugee Organization in Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 by Mordecai E. Schwartz.
Date
1945-1951
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Autobiographical drawing of bombed villages created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.1

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of people celebrating liberation created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.2

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of an allied soldier and a concentration camp inmate created byAlfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.3

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of a burning synagogue created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.4

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of a hanged Nazi soldier created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.5

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Allegorical, autobiographical drawing of a train transport to Auschwitz created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.6

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of concentration camp inmates in a barracks created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.7

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Autobiographical drawing of inmates on a death march created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.8

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1945 December

Autobiographical drawing of concentration camp inmates being punished by a guard created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.9

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1945 December

Autobiographical watercolor of a death march survivor with bleeding feet created by Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.10

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Watercolor portrait of a concentration camp survivor created by fellow inmate Alfred Glück in Hasenhecke DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.11

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
after 1945 May-1946

Handwritten thank you note received by an administrator of a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.12

Geography
creation : Hasenhecke (Displaced persons camp); Kassel (Germany)
Date
1947 February 09

Circular red cloth UNRRA badge worn by a former US soldier as Area Administrator for Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.13

Geography
use : Germany
Date
1945-1948
Circular red cloth UNRRA badge worn by a former US soldier as Area Administrator for Germany

Nazi armband with a swastika acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1993.59.14

Geography
received : Germany
Date
1945
Nazi armband with a swastika acquired by a US soldier
 
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