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Henry Dressler family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collections consists of two concentration camp uniforms, knit caps, a set of playing cards, correspondence, documents, clippings, negatives, photographs, and video tapes relating to the experiences of Heinz, Joachim, Martha, and Susi Dressler, originally from Dresden, Germany, in the Brunnlitz factory in Moravia operated by Oskar Schindler during the Holocaust which they all survived by being placed on Schindler's list, and also their postwar experiences following their emigration to the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Diane Spiegel Belok and Donna Kantor Krasner, the nieces of Henry Dressler.
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Henry Dressler papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.379.1

Date
1945-2003
1945-1947
1994-2003

Concentration camp jacket and pants worn by an inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.2 a-b

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945

Concentration camp jacket and pants worn by an inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.3 a-b

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945

Green knit cap worn by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.4

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
approximately 1944 October-1945

Green knit cap worn by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.5

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945

Maroon handkerchief with acorns used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.6

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945

Handmade metal knife used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.7

Geography
creation : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945
Handmade metal knife used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Handmade metal comb used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.8

Geography
creation : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945
Handmade metal comb used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Pocket mirror used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.9

Geography
use : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945
Pocket mirror used by a concentration camp inmate saved by getting on Schindler's list

Two decks of skat cards used by a concentration camp inmate saved by Schindler's list

Object | Accession Number: 2013.379.10 a - bl

Geography
creation : Brünnlitz (Concentration camp); Brněnec (Czech Republic)
Date
1944 October-1945 May
Two decks of skat cards used by a concentration camp inmate saved by Schindler's list
 
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