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Cardboard case for a straight razor used in a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.457.29

Razor case 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.

Date
approximately 1941-1945  (use)
Geography
issue : Mauthausen (Concentration camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Language
English
Classification
Containers
Category
Cases
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jan Niebrzydowski
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:11
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