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Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum collection

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    Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum collection

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    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.

    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
    creation:  1945 August
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wallace Rosenbaum

    Physical Details

    Yiddish English
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosenbaum collection consists of a single item.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Wallace Rosenbaum donated the Lt. Col. Alexander H. Rosebaum collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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    2024-04-01 11:42:13
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