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Ruth Wiener Klemens collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection relates to the life of Ruth Wiener Klemens, her mother, Margarete Wiener, and her sisters, Mirjam and Eva Wiener, during their time at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany and Westerbork concentration camp in the Netherlands.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Ruth Wiener Klemens.
Date
1941-1943
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Pin embroidered with a Star of David given to an inmate at Berger Belsen for her birthday

Object | Accession Number: 1988.126.27

Geography
received : Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1940-1945
Pin embroidered with a Star of David given to an inmate at Berger Belsen for her birthday

Belt created from leather scraps by a concentration camp prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 1988.126.28

Geography
received : Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1944
Belt created from leather scraps by a concentration camp prisoner

Bouquet of leather flowers made by an inmate at Bergen Belsen

Object | Accession Number: 1988.126.29

Geography
creation : Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1944
Bouquet of leather flowers made by an inmate at Bergen Belsen

Leather charm pin made from scraps by an inmate in Bergen-Belsen

Object | Accession Number: 1988.126.30

Geography
creation : Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
1944
Leather charm pin made from scraps by an inmate in Bergen-Belsen

Ruth Wiener Klemens papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.126.31

Date
1941-1944
Ruth Wiener Klemens papers
 
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