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Jaša and Enica Frances Altarac families collection

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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of artifacts, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Jaša Altarac and his family before and during the war in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (later Serbia,) and during the Holocaust in Skopje, Macedonia, Pristina, Kosovo, and Albania and two photographs relating to the experiences of Enica Frances and her family in Albania during the Holocaust.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Jaša Altarac.
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    Jas̆a Altarac papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2002.438.1

    Date
    inclusive:  circa 1915-1964
    Jas̆a Altarac papers

    Nameplate from the home of the Altarac family who fled from German occupying forces

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.2

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  before 1941 September
    Nameplate from the home of the Altarac family who fled from German occupying forces

    Handkerchief bearing a two-headed eagle owned by the Altarac family who fled from German occupying forces

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.3

    Geography
    acquired: Tirana (Albania)
    Date
    acquired:  1943 October-1944 September
    Handkerchief bearing a two-headed eagle owned by the Altarac family who fled from German occupying forces

    Slide rule used by Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.4 a-b

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  before 1941 September
    Slide rule used by Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Eyeglasses and case used Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.5 a-b

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  1939-1948
    Eyeglasses and case used Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Drafting kit used by Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.6 a-z

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    received:  1935
    Drafting kit used by Mayer Altarac whose family fled from German occupying forces

    Travel clock within a brown leather case used by the Altarac family while imprisoned

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.7 a-b

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    manufacture: Neuchatel (Switzerland)
    Date
    use:  1943-1944
    Travel clock within a brown leather case used by the Altarac family while imprisoned

    Embroidered, pink dress once worn by Lela Altarac, who was killed in a bombing raid

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.8

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  before 1941 April 14
    Embroidered, pink dress once worn by Lela Altarac, who was killed in a bombing raid

    Purse carried by Mimi Altarac who fled German-occupied Belgrade with her family

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.9

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  1939-1945
    Purse carried by Mimi Altarac who fled German-occupied Belgrade with her family

    Pelikan fountain pen used by Mayer Altarac who fled German-occupied Belgrade with his family

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.10 a-b

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    manufacture: Hannover (Germany)
    Date
    use:  1935-1941
    Pelikan fountain pen used by Mayer Altarac who fled German-occupied Belgrade with his family

    Drafting tool piece used by Mayer Altarac who fled German-occupied Belgrade with his family

    Object | Accession Number: 2002.438.11

    Geography
    use: Belgrade (Serbia)
    Date
    use:  before 1941 September
    Record last modified:
    2023-04-06 09:13:05
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