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Kusserow family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of two purple triangle badges that were used to identify Jehovah's Witness prisoners in Sachsenhausen and Ravensbruck concentration camps and photographs and documents related to the Kusserow family. Some materials in these collections may be unified into a single collectionin the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Annemarie and Waltraud Küsserow.
Date
1939-1945
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Franz Kusserow family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.134 | RG Number: RG-32.002.01


Concentration camp badge worn to identify a prisoner as a Jehovah's Witness

Object | Accession Number: 1989.240.1

Geography
issue: Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp); Oranienburg (Germany)
Date
use:  1940-1945

White inverted triangle patch and prison number worn to identify a female inmate as a Jehovah's Witness

Object | Accession Number: 1989.240.2

Geography
use: Ravensbrück (Concentration camp); Ravensbrück (Germany)
Date
use:  1940-1945
White inverted triangle patch and prison number worn to identify a female inmate as a Jehovah's Witness

Photograph of the Kusserow family

Document | Accession Number: 1989.240.3

Date
1939
 
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