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Hildegard and Moritz Henschel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artwork, medals, Star of David badges, books, correspondence, documents, and musical scores relating to the experiences of Moritz and Hildegard Henschel before and during the Holocaust in Berlin, Germany, during the Holocaust in Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp, and after the Holocaust in Israel.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2003 by Yoel Givol and Michal Lilli Kahani, the grandchildren of Hildegard and Moritz Henschel.
Date
1840-1999
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Moritz and Hildegard Henschel papers

Document | Accession Number: 2003.361.1 | RG Number: RG-24.021

Date
inclusive:  1879-2001
Moritz and Hildegard Henschel papers

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2003.361.2

Geography
publication: Stuttgart (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
publication/distribution:  1840
use:  approximately 1944-1945 May

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2003.361.3

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
publication/distribution:  1840
use:  approximately 1944-1945 May

Drawing of Jewish Council member as circus ringmaster drawn by camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.4

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
creation: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June-before 1944 October
Drawing of Jewish Council member as circus ringmaster drawn by camp inmate

Signed print of rabbi saved by German Jewish camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.5

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  1943 June-1945 May
creation:  before 1929

Jo Spier watercolor of people dancing through a gate and given to another inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.6

Geography
creation: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
creation:  1944 January 26
received:  approximately 1944 January 26
Jo Spier watercolor of people dancing through a gate and given to another inmate

Watercolor of an oasis with animals made for a German Jewish camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.7

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
creation: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  1944 April 29
creation:  1944 April 29

WWI Red Cross merit medal, 3rd class awarded to German Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.8

Geography
received: Berlin (Germany)
Date
received:  1919 December 12
WWI Red Cross merit medal, 3rd class awarded to German Jewish woman

Iron Cross, 2nd class, 2 ribbons, and box awarded to a German Jewish soldier for bravery in WWI

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.9 a-d

Geography
manufacture: Pforzheim (Germany)
received: Berlin (Germany)
Date
commemoration:  1915 August 14
commemoration:  1914-1918
Iron Cross, 2nd class, 2 ribbons, and box awarded to a German Jewish soldier for bravery in WWI

Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.10

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  approximately 1941 September-approximately 1945 May

Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.11

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  approximately 1941 September-approximately 1945 May

Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.12

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  approximately 1941 September-approximately 1945 May

Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.13

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  approximately 1941 September-approximately 1945 May
Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Star of David badge imprinted Jude worn by a German Jew

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.14

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
use: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  approximately 1941 September-approximately 1945 May

Drawing of woman scrubbing floor given to German Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.15

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  1943 June-1945 May
Drawing of woman scrubbing floor given to German Jewish inmate

Portrait of a Theresienstadt inmate drawn by another inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.16

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
creation: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
creation:  1943 June-1945 May
received:  1943 June-1945 May
Portrait of a Theresienstadt inmate drawn by another inmate

Fighter against the Nazis Medal and box awarded to Jewish Brigade veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.17 a-b

Geography
issue: Israel
Date
commemoration:  1939-1945
Fighter against the Nazis Medal and box awarded to Jewish Brigade veteran

British Defence Medal 1939-1945 ribbon awarded to Jewish Brigade veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.18

Date
commemoration:  1939-1945
British Defence Medal 1939-1945 ribbon awarded to Jewish Brigade veteran

WWI Red Cross medal ribbon awarded to German Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.19

Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
WWI Red Cross medal ribbon awarded to German Jewish woman

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp, 10,000 kronen scrip band owned by inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.20

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.21

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.22

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.23

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.24

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.25

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.26

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.27

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.28

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp, 5,000 kronen scrip band by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.29

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.30

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.31

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.32

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.33

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.34

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.35

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.36

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp, 5,000 kronen scrip band owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.37

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.38

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.39

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.40

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.41

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.42

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note owned by former inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.43

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June
issue:  1943 January 01

Watercolor of flowers given to German Jewish couple in camp

Object | Accession Number: 2003.361.44

Geography
received: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  after 1943 June-approximately 1945 May
 
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