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Suitcase used by a Jewish family for their flight from Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2000.546.1

Suitcase carried by Ruth Arnoldi when her family fled Nazi Germany in October 1941 for Santo Domingo. They had to have the suitcase made to the order per government regulations. A German official supervised the packing of the suitcase, which was then sealed.

Date
use:  1941 October
Classification
Containers
Category
Luggage
Object Type
Suitcases (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ruth Arnoldi Kohn
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:24:59
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