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David Winchester collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a prison shirt, prisoner identification badge, documents, and letters relating to the experiences of David Wincygster (later Winchester) in Poland before the Holocaust, in Ostrowiec ghetto, Auschwitz II-Birkenau and Eintrachthutte slave labor camp during the Holocaust, and in Poland and Gabersee displaced persons camp in Germany after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2003 by David Winchester.
Date
approximately 1942-approximately 1945 September
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David Winchester papers

Document | Accession Number: 2003.294.1


White striped blue shirt worn by Polish Jewish slave laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2003.294.2

Geography
use: Eintrachthutte (Concentration camp); Swietochlowice (Poland)
Date
use:  1945 January-approximately 1945 September
White striped blue shirt worn by Polish Jewish slave laborer

Prisoner ID badge B 4647 worn by Polish Jewish slave laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2003.294.3

Geography
use: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Birkenau (Germany)
use: Eintrachthutte (Concentration camp); Swietochlowice (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1944 April-approximately 1945 January
Prisoner ID badge B 4647 worn by Polish Jewish slave laborer
 
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