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Small used bar of soap from a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.457.27

Soap used by Alexander Stankiewicz while an inmate at Mauthausen concentration camp where he worked as a barber. Stankiewicz was a Roman Catholic Pole, living in Wloclawek, (Leslau) Poland, who was arrested in 1941 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.

approximately 1941-1945  (use)
issue : Mauthausen (Concentration camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Object Type
Soap (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jan Niebrzydowski
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Record last modified: 2019-02-11 06:58:20
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