Ela Weissberger collection
- Collection Summary
- The Ela Weissberger collection consists of photocopies of materials related to cultural activities at Theresienstadt including a Purim play and Brundibár, poetry about Theresienstadt, a map of Theresienstadt and hand-colored coat of arms of Theresienstadt, and biographical materials and correspondence documenting Walter Weiss’s imprisonment in Theresienstadt. Weiss was a cousin of Ela Weissberger. The collection also includes a metal item: two separate pieces of iron alloy held together by a hinge. On front is a relief of a lion with a sword between two castles above a brick pattern with stylized tree at center bottom. Suspended from leather strap with hinged iron alloy hook and buckle at far end.
- The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Ela Weissberger.
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Object | Accession Number: 1989.192.1
Document | Accession Number: 1989.192.21