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John Wachtel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a marriage certificate and a spoon relating to the experiences of Jan (later John) Wachtel during the Holocaust when he was imprisoned in Auschwitz concentration camp.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Beverly Kagan Wachtel, the wife of John Wachtel.
Date
1940-1947
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Leon Wachtel and Rausa Birzeniuk marriage certificate

Document | Accession Number: 1990.65.1

Date
1947 August 23

Tin spoon made by a concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1990.65.2

Geography
creation : Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oswiecim (Poland)
use : Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
use : Gusen (Concentration camp); Gusen (Austria)
Date
approximately 1943 November-1945 May
Tin spoon made by a concentration camp inmate
 
Record last modified: 2016-08-25 13:38:00
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