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Leah Derera collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a miniature book, a box, and a picture frame relating to the experiences of Leia Kreimer (Leah Derera) when she was imprisoned in Vapniarka concentration camp in Transnistria during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Leah Derera.
Date
1943-1944
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Handcrafted miniature book of poetry created for a labor camp inmate by a fellow inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.332.1

Geography
creation : Vapniarka (Concentration camp); Vapniarka (Vinnytska oblast, Ukraine)
received : Vapniarka (Concentration camp); Vapniarka (Vinnytska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1943  (creation)
1943  (received)
Handcrafted miniature book of poetry created for a labor camp inmate by a fellow inmate

Small box made of copper bullet casings and seashells with a decorative plaque made for a labor camp inmate by a fellow inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.332.2 a-b

Geography
creation : Rabnita prison camp; Ribnita (Moldova)
received : Vapniarka (Concentration camp); Vapniarka (Vinnytska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1944 January-1944 April  (creation)
1944 January-1944 April  (received)

Sailboat shaped picture frame with a red sail created for a labor camp inmate by a fellow inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.332.3

Geography
creation : Rabnita prison camp; Ribnita (Moldova)
received : Vapniarka (Concentration camp); Vapniarka (Vinnytska oblast, Ukraine)
Date
1944 January-1944 April  (creation)
1944 January-1944 April  (received)
Sailboat shaped picture frame with a red sail created for a labor camp inmate by a fellow inmate
 
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