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Joseph A. Witter collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two Allach porcelain figurines relating to the experiences of Dr. Joseph A. Witter, a United States Army surgeon who provided medical services at the liberated Dachau concentration camp in April and May 1945.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2007 by Sean P. Tully, the grandson of Joseph A. Witter.
Date
1943-1945 May
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Allach porcelain figure given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2007.194.1

Geography
manufacture: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
received: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1943-1945
received:  1945 April 29-945 April 30
Allach porcelain figure given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Allach porcelain figure given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2007.194.2

Geography
manufacture: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
received: Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1943-1945
received:  1945 April 29-1945 April 30
Allach porcelain figure given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau
 
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