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Louis J. Walinsky collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a set of bookends,a glass bowl, brooch, case, cigarette lighter, gameboard, portfolio cover, shoulder badge, and stickpin relating to the experiences of Louis J. Walinsky while he was Director of the World ORT vocational schools in displaced persons camps in Germany in 1947.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Louis J. Walinsky.
Date
1947
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Louis J. Walinsky papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.72

Date
circa 1947

Handmade wooden checkers set presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.1

Geography
creation: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
received: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Handmade wooden checkers set presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Hand cast ORT bookends presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.2 a-b

Geography
creation: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
received: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Hand cast ORT bookends presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Glass bowl etched ORT presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.3

Geography
creation: Landsberg am Lech (Displaced persons camp), ORT School; Landsberg am Lech (Germany)
received: Landsberg am Lech (Displaced persons camp), ORT School; Landsberg am Lech (Germany))
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Glass bowl etched ORT presented to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Black leather case presented to the Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.4

Geography
creation: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen, Ort school; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
received: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen, ORT school; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Black leather case presented to the Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Cigarette lighter with Polish coins given to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.5

Geography
creation: Ansbach (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Ansbach (Mittelfranken, Germany)
received: Ansbach (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Ansbach (Mittelfranken, Germany)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Cigarette lighter with Polish coins given to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

ORT stickpin presented to Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.6

Geography
creation: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
received: ORT School, DP camp; Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
ORT stickpin presented to Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

ORT shoulder badge owned by the Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.7

Geography
use: ORT Headquarters; Munich (Germany)
Date
use:  1947
ORT shoulder badge owned by the Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1988.72.20

Geography
publication: Munich (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1948 November

Newpapers

Publication | Accession Number: 1988.72.21

Geography
publication: New York (N.Y.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1972 March-1972 April

Monogrammed leather binder made for Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.22

Geography
creation: Esslingen (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Esslingen am Neckar (Germany)
received: Esslingen (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Esslingen am Neckar (Germany)
Date
creation:  1947
received:  1947
Monogrammed leather binder made for Director, ORT vocational schools, DP camps

Silver brooch of a 3 masted ship given to Director, ORT schools, DP camps

Object | Accession Number: 1988.72.23

Geography
creation: Ebelsberg (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Ebelsberg (Austria)
received: Ebelsberg (Displaced persons camp), ORT school; Ebelsberg (Austria)
Date
creation:  1947
Silver brooch of a 3 masted ship given to Director, ORT schools, DP camps
 
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