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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. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
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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Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1993.27.1

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
received: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1936
received:  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
use:  1940-1942
received:  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

Magazine

Publication | Accession Number: 1993.27.31

Geography
publication: New York (N.Y.)
Date
publication/distribution:  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
found:  1945 April
use:  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
use:  1945 April
found:  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
creation:  approximately 1945 April-1945 May
commemoration:  1943-1945
Metal pin made for a former concentration camp inmate with her prisoner number and the camps where she was held

Greeting card

Document | Accession Number: 1993.81.1 a-b

Date
1938

Greeting card

Document | Accession Number: 1993.81.2

Date
1934

Frances Hirshfeld photograph collection

Document | Accession Number: 1993.147

Date
inclusive:  1921-1950

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.257.1

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