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Steven Vogel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a cotton shirt and a leather belt worn by Steven Vogel as he exited Mauthausen concentration camp upon liberation in April 1945. Steven Vogel took the shirt and belt from an SS storeroom housing clothing and supplies at the camp. Letter: handwritten by Tomi Baratod [sic] in Budapest addressed to "Pistka" [sic], dated December 14, 1946. Letter describes events in Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland after Steven was evacuated from there to Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. Written by a friend of Steven's who remained in Auschwitz and detailed his experiences, in Hungarian. Film reel: 3 reels of 8mm pre-war Hungarian family footage.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by James Vogel, the son of Steven Vogel. An accretion of additional material was added to the collection by James Vogel in 2016.
Date
approximately 1945
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Shirt taken from an SS storeroom at a concentration camp and worn by a former inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2002.175.1

Date
approximately 1945
Shirt taken from an SS storeroom at a concentration camp and worn by a former inmate

Belt

Object | Accession Number: 2002.175.2

Date
approximately 1945
Belt

Vogel Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2002.175.4


Steven Vogel papers

Document | Accession Number: 2002.175.5

Date
approximately 1859-2009
1940-1958
Steven Vogel papers
 
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