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Leo Haas collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of seventeen artworks created by Leo Haas depicting scenes from concentration camps based upon his experiences during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2003.
Date
1942-1945
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Leo Haas watercolor of a concentration camp prisoner in a blue striped uniform

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.1

Geography
depiction : Ebensee (Concentration camp); Ebensee (Austria)

Leo Haas aquatint of a truck piled with coffins leaving Terezin

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.2

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of a room overcrowded with ill inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.3

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of a long line of people marching through the snow

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.4

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of frail sickly people on a ghetto street corner

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.5

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of a funeral and a crowd watching an orchestra in Theresienstadt

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.6

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of an attic overcrowded with cold, exhausted people

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.7

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of frail people searching in the dirt

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.8

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of prisoners assembled to view a hanging

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.9

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of prisoners constructing railroad lines

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.10

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of an SS dog following a line of weary prisoners

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.11

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of a truck overloaded with the sick, dying, and dead

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.12

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of elderly people disembarking from a transport train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.13

Geography
depiction : Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oswiecim (Poland)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1945
1966

Leo Haas aquatint etching of a soldier watching marching people

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.14

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1943
1966

Leo Haas aquatint of new arrivals at the ghetto gate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.15

Geography
depiction : Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
1942
1966

Two sided drawing by Leo Haas: Pope Pius XII blessing Himmler; Camp inmates at roll call

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.16

Geography
depiction : Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
issue : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
approximately 1945 February
1977

Leo Haas illustration of the Pope blessing Himmler for crucifying an inmate on barbed wire

Object | Accession Number: 2003.202.17

Geography
creation : Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
approximately 1977
 
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