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

Collection
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.
Date
1944-1945
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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
1944  (manufacture)
approximately 1945 May  (use)
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
approximately 1945 May  (use)
US Army plunger-type insecticide duster for delousing concentration camp survivors and soldiers
 
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