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Leo Haas collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of eleven artworks created by Leo Haas, some created during World War II when he was imprisoned in several concentration camps, and some after the war when he was a satirical cartoonist in Berlin, East Germany.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002.
Date
1939-1978
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Leo Haas drawing of concentration camp inmates witnessing a hanging

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.1

Geography
depiction: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Date
depiction:  approximately 1945 February
Leo Haas drawing of concentration camp inmates witnessing a hanging

Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Schrader

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.2

Geography
creation: Nisko (Concentration camp); Nisko (Poland)
Date
creation:  1939 November 17
Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Schrader

Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Wolters

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.3

Geography
creation: Nisko (Concentration camp); Nisko (Poland)
Date
creation:  1939 November 11
Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Wolters

Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Siemen

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.4

Geography
creation: Nisko (Concentration camp); Nisko (Poland)
Date
creation:  1939 November 11
Leo Haas sketch of SS labor camp guard Siemen

Leo Haas drawing of a blind witness identifying the guilty party at a trial

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.5

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
creation:  1978
Leo Haas drawing of a blind witness identifying the guilty party at a trial

Leo Haas postwar cartoon of a wealthy man redirecting a man drawing Nazi graffitti

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.6

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany : East)
Date
creation:  after 1955
Leo Haas postwar cartoon of a wealthy man redirecting a man drawing Nazi graffitti


Leo Haas drawing of concentration camp inmates lined up for roll call

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.8

Geography
depiction: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
Date
creation:  1945
depiction:  approximately 1945 February
Leo Haas drawing of concentration camp inmates lined up for roll call

Portrait of a fellow concentration camp inmate by Leo Haas

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.9

Date
creation:  approximately 1945 February
Portrait of a fellow concentration camp inmate by Leo Haas

Leo Haas drawing of Jewish forced laborers carrying lumber

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.10

Geography
depiction: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
creation:  1943
Leo Haas drawing of Jewish forced laborers carrying lumber

Leo Haas watercolor of blind Jewish inmates walking outdoors

Object | Accession Number: 2002.490.11

Geography
depiction: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
depiction:  1943
Leo Haas watercolor of blind Jewish inmates walking outdoors
 
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