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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of a wallet, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Wilhelm, Ferdinand, and Liza Beigel in prewar Vilna, in the Vilna ghetto during the Holocaust, and Wilhelm in the Dillingen an der Donau displaced persons camp in Germany after the Holocaust.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by William Begell, the son of Ferdinand and Liza Beigel.
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    William Begell papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2004.40.1

    Date
    inclusive:  1910-1947
    bulk:  1930-1947

    Dark red leather wallet used by a Polish Army officer to hold military ID

    Object | Accession Number: 2004.40.2

    Geography
    use: Vilna ghetto (Poland) (historic); Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Date
    use:  before 1943 September 04
    Dark red leather wallet used by a Polish Army officer to hold military ID
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 12:19:45
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