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Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum collection

Document | Accession Number: 1996.15

The Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum collection consists of a handmade book which was created by liberated inmates at the Buchenwald concentration camp. The book was presented Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum in 1945. It includes a photograph of liberated prisoners as they are about to emigrate to Palestine as well as lines from a song by Mordecai Geburtig sung in the ghetto in Kraków, Poland, and a song about Buchenwald by Percy (Peretz) Brand.

Translation:
Page 2, in Yiddish and English:
"Isaiah 21-12;/Watchman, what of the night?/Watchman, what of the night?/The Watchman said:/The morning cometh,/and also the night-/If ye will inquire/inquire ye;/return, come"
Page 4, in German
four bars of music entitled "Buchenwald. K.Z."/P. Brand

Date
creation:  1945 August
Language
Yiddish
English
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wallace Rosenbaum
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:12:59
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