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Nina S. Merrick collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a briefcase, Luftwaffe helmet, medal, and diary relating to the experiences of Nechama Szuster (Nina Schuster) after the Holocaust in a displaced persons camp in Eschwege, Germany, and following her emigration to the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Nina Schuster Merrick in 1988 and 1989.
Date
approximately 1939-approximately 1945
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German Luftwaffe M1935 helmet

Object | Accession Number: 1988.70.2

Geography
found : Columbia (Md.)
manufacture : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939
German Luftwaffe M1935 helmet

Nina Merrick papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.70.3

Date
1945-1949
Nina Merrick papers

Brown leather briefcase acquired by a Polish Jewish woman in a DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 1989.277.1

Geography
received : Eschwege (Germany)
Date
approximately 1946
Brown leather briefcase acquired by a Polish Jewish woman in a DP camp

National Society of Colonial Daughters essay award with case won by a Polish Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1989.277.18 a-b

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1949
National Society of Colonial Daughters essay award with case won by a Polish Jewish refugee
 
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