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Percy Brand collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, audiocassettes, documents, and a scrapbook related to the experiences of Perec Brandt (Percy Brand) in Latvia and in several concentration camps and displaced persons camps after the Holocaust, as well as his postwar musical career.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Gertrude Brand, the widow of Percy Brand, and in 2009 by the Estate of Gertrude and Percy Brand.
Date
1920-1985
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Violin, case and spare parts used by a Jewish Latvian musician while imprisoned in several concentration camps

Object | Accession Number: 2006.133.2 a-j

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1921
use:  1940-1949
Violin, case and spare parts used by a Jewish Latvian musician while imprisoned in several concentration camps

Striped bath towel embroidered with the inmate’s prisoner number and used in Buchenwald concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2006.133.3

Geography
issue: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
use:  1944 August 16-1945 April 11

Percy Brand papers

Document | Accession Number: 2006.133.4

Date
inclusive:  1920-2003
bulk:  1945-1985
Percy Brand papers

Poster for a literary music concert in a displaced persons camp saved by a Jewish Latvian musician

Object | Accession Number: 2006.133.5

Geography
creation: Europe
Date
creation:  after 1945-before 1950
Poster for a literary music concert in a displaced persons camp saved by a Jewish Latvian musician

Offset lithographic printing plate depicting Percy Brand holding his violin

Object | Accession Number: 2009.297.2

Geography
use: United States
Date
use:  after 1949-1985 August 15
Offset lithographic printing plate depicting Percy Brand holding his violin
 
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