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Crochet hook used in the Theresienstadt ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2002.436.22

Crochet hook used by Helene Reik while she was imprisoned in the ghetto in Terezin (Theresienstadt), Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) during the Holocaust. Helene Reik died in 1943 from an infection as a result of several surgeries performed on her in the Theresienstadt ghetto.

Date
use:  1940-1943
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Object Type
Crochet hooks (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:24:52
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