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Gilbert Leidervarger and Donoff family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of eleven hand stamps, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Gilbert Leidervarger, his wife Suzanne, and his in-laws, Lina, David, Robert, Nelly, and Rosette Donoff, when they were active in forgery activities for the French resistance during the German occupation of France in World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Elaine Frank, the niece of Gilbert Leidervarger.
Date
1942-1944
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Murianette town hall stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.1

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944

Villeneuve-sur-Lot town hall stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.2

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Villeneuve-sur-Lot town hall stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Police commissioner stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.3

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
approximately 1942-1944
Police commissioner stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Bois 1942 hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.4

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Bois 1942 hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Charbon hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.5

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1943
Charbon hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

C.I.-6-43 hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.6

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
C.I.-6-43 hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

VT hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.7

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
VT hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Dental company stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.8

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Dental company stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Lyon town hall stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.9

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Lyon town hall stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Stamp with Juif, French for Jew, made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.10

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Stamp with Juif, French for Jew, made to forge papers for the resistance

Lyon hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Object | Accession Number: 1988.77.11

Geography
creation : Vichy (France)
Date
1942-1944
Lyon hand stamp made to forge papers for the resistance

Donoff family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.77.108

Date
1940-1964
 
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