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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 recently liberated Dachau concentration camp in April-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
approximately 1945 May
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Allach porcelain musketeer figurine given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2007.194.1

Geography
creation : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
received : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Date
1943-1944
1945 May
Allach porcelain musketeer figurine given to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Allach porcelain soldier figurine presented to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau

Object | Accession Number: 2007.194.2

Geography
creation : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
received : Dachau (Concentration camp); Dachau (Germany)
Date
1943-1945
1945 May
Allach porcelain soldier figurine presented to a US Army doctor by recently liberated prisoners of Dachau
 
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