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Johanna Hirsch Liebmann collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a change purse, drawings, correspondence, and documents relating to the experiences of Johanna Hirsch and her family before and during the Holocaust in Karlsruhe, Germany, their deportation to Gurs concentration camp in southern France, and Johanna's escape and travel through France to Switzerland.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Johanna Hirsch Liebmann.
Date
1940-1944
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Johanna Hirsch Liebmann papers

Document | Accession Number: 2004.233.1

Date
1940-1944

Small straw purse made in Gurs internment camp for a German Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2004.233.2

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
received : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 October-1941 September  (received)
Small straw purse made in Gurs internment camp for a German Jewish prisoner

Epitaph and drawing of tombstones of friends buried at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.233.3

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
received : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 October-1941 September  (creation)
Epitaph and drawing of tombstones of friends buried at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate

Watercolor scene of barracks and snowy mountains at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.233.4

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
received : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 October-1941 September  (creation)
Watercolor scene of barracks and snowy mountains at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate

Colored pencil drawing of barracks at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2004.233.5

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
received : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 October-1941 September  (creation)
Colored pencil drawing of barracks at Gurs internment camp made by an inmate
 
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