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Leather wristband with numbered identification tag issued in a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.457.3

Wristband worn by Alexnder Stankiewicz with his prisoner identification number, 24993, for Mauthausen concentration camp. Stankiewicz was a Roman Catholic Pole, living in Wloclawek (Lesalu), Poland, who in 1941 was arrested and sent to Mauthausen by the occupying German for his membership in a Polish political and literary organization. He worked as a barber in the camp. After the war ended in 1945, he returned to Poland.

Date
approximately 1941-1945  (use)
Geography
issue : Mauthausen (Concentration camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Labels
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jan Niebrzydowski
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:11
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