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Wooden box that held barber's kit used in a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.457.2

Wooden box used by Alexander Stankiewicz to hold his barber's tools while he was an inmate at Mauthausen concentration camp. He was a Roman Catholic Pole, living in Wloclawek, (Leslau) Poland, who in 1941 was arrested and sent to Mauthausen by the occupying Germans for his membership in a Polish political and literary organization. At Mauthausen, his prisoner number was 24993. After the war ended in 1945, he returned to Poland.

Date
approximately 1941-1945  (use)
Geography
use : Mauthausen (Concentration camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Classification
Containers
Category
Boxes
Object Type
Wooden boxes (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jan Niebrzydowski
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:06:13
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