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Frances and Julian Hirshfeld family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a blanket, a pin, a pouch, a towel, documents, and publications relating to the experiences of Franka Rosenblum and Julian Hirshfeld and their families in Poland and several concentration camps during the Holocaust and in a displaced persons camp in Paris, France, where they married after the end of World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 by Frances Rosenbum Hirshfeld, the wife of Julian Hirshfeld.
Date
1936-1946
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El Hakim: Roman

Publication | Accession Number: 1993.27.1

Geography
publication : Berlin (Germany)
received : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1936
1945 April

Frances and Julian Hirshfeld family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1993.27.2

Date
1940 October 26

Small white bag with a button saved from the coat of a young Jewish girl deported to Auschwitz

Object | Accession Number: 1993.27.5

Geography
received : Paris (France)
Date
1940-1942
1945 June
Small white bag with a button saved from the coat of a young Jewish girl deported to Auschwitz

Envelope

Document | Accession Number: 1993.27.29 a

Date
1962 March 20

Erwin Gasse letter

Document | Accession Number: 1993.27.29 b

Date
1962 March 20

Life

Publication | Accession Number: 1993.27.31

Geography
publication : New York (N.Y.)
Date
1945

Bath towel acquired by Polish Jewish woman after her escape during a forced march from Ravensbrück

Object | Accession Number: 1993.27.32

Geography
found : Sachsendorf (Wurzen, Germany)
Date
1945 April
1945 May-1946

Wool blanket with a black, red, and cream plaid pattern acquired by a Polish Jewish woman after her escape during a forced march from Ravensbrück

Object | Accession Number: 1993.27.33

Geography
found : Sachsendorf (Wurzen, Germany)
Date
1945 April
1945 April-1946

Metal pin made for a former concentration camp inmate with her prisoner number and the camps where she was held

Object | Accession Number: 1993.27.34

Geography
creation : Germany
Date
approximately 1945 April-1945 May
1943-1945
Metal pin made for a former concentration camp inmate with her prisoner number and the camps where she was held

Commemorative FNDIRP button cover engraved 178284 acquired by a Jewish Polish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.257.1

Geography
issue : Paris (France)
Date
approximately 1945 June
Commemorative FNDIRP button cover engraved 178284 acquired by a Jewish Polish refugee
 
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