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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Rectangular form constructed of paper; geometric purple and white graphic design; on recto, white Star of David in purple squares in upper left corner and lower right corner, purple menorah in background in center, black text at center that reads "50 PFENNIG," and "Der Aelteste der Juden in Litzmannstadt" underneath; on verso, printed in black ink is "Quittung Über Fünfzig Pfennig" at center top with "50" at both corners and "No. 862435" in red at center bottom.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.