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Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.52

Ration coupon used by Adolph Blau and his family when they were imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp. All currency was confiscated upon entry and replaced with scrip and ration coupons that could be exchanged only in the camp. Adolph, his wife, two children, and mother-in-law were deported from Vienna, Austria, in 1942. They lived in the camp until the International Red Cross took over administration of the camp from the Germans on May 2, 1945. The family then was transferred to the Deggendorf displaced persons camp in Germany where they lived until their immigration to the United States in 1948.

Date
1942-1945  (use)
Geography
issue : Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Language
German
Classification
Exchange Media
Category
Coupons
Object Type
Ration cards (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jeffrey A. Gordon
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:09:31
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