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United States Department of Agriculture ARS Medical and Veterinary Entomology Research Lab collection

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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of two United States Army issued insecticide dusters of the type used in the concentration camps immediately following liberation during and after World War II.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Kenneth H. Posey, ex officio, for the United States Department of Agriculture ARS Medical and Veterinary Entomology Research Lab.
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    US Army Model 142 insecticide duster for delousing concentration camp survivors and soldiers

    Object | Accession Number: 2004.53.1

    Geography
    manufacture: Saint Paul (Minn.)
    Date
    manufacture:  1944
    use:  approximately 1945 May
    US Army Model 142 insecticide duster for delousing concentration camp survivors and soldiers

    US Army plunger-type insecticide duster for delousing concentration camp survivors and soldiers

    Object | Accession Number: 2004.53.2

    Geography
    use: Europe
    Date
    use:  approximately 1945 May
    US Army plunger-type insecticide duster for delousing concentration camp survivors and soldiers
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