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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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Ela Weissberger papers

Document | Accession Number: 1989.192.21

inclusive:  circa 1941-1989
Ela Weissberger papers
Record last modified: 2020-04-14 13:51:18
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