Belt created from leather scraps by a concentration camp prisoner
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp);
Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
- Object Type
Belts (Clothing) (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Klemens
The belt was created by Ruth Wiener from leather scraps found in her workplace in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
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Also in Ruth Wiener Klemens collection
The collection relates to the life of Ruth Wiener Klemens, her mother, Margarete Wiener, and her sisters, Mirjam and Eva Wiener, during their time at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany and Westerbork concentration camp in the Netherlands.
The pin was made by a friend and given to Ruth Wiener as a birthday gift at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany.
The bouquet was created by Ruth Wiener from leather scraps found in her workplace in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
The pin was created by Ruth Wiener from leather scraps found in her workplace in Westerbork concentration camp.
The Ruth Wiener Klemens papers consist of biographical materials, registration correspondence and forms, and a Westerbork map and bath ticket documenting the status of the Wiener family from Berlin in Amsterdam, their deportation to Westerbork, and their transfer to Bergen-Belsen.