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Salomon Strauss-Marko collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts: a dog tag, a nightstick, a pair of brass knuckles, and a bootjack, correspondence, documents, a manuscript, and photographs relating to Salomon Strauss-Marko, originally from Warek, Poland, during the Holocaust when he lived under a false identity as a Ukrainian while imprisoned in a prisoner of war camp in Germany and in concentration/labor camps in Austria.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Eva Strauss-Marko, the wife of Salomon Strauss-Marko.
Date
1941-1946
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Salomon Strauss-Marko papers

Document | Accession Number: 2004.525.1

Date
1941-1946

Prisoner id tag issued to a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Object | Accession Number: 2004.525.2

Geography
issue : Stalag II A; Neubrandenburg (Germany)
Date
1939 September-1940 April  (issue)
1939 September-1945 May  (use)
Prisoner id tag issued to a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Rubber truncheon used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Object | Accession Number: 2004.525.3

Geography
use : Wiener Neustadt (Concentration camp); Wiener Neustadt (Austria)
Date
approximately 1941 February-1945  (use)
Rubber truncheon used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Bootjack used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Object | Accession Number: 2004.525.4

Geography
use : Stalag II A; Neubrandenburg (Germany)
use : Wiener Neustadt (Concentration camp); Wiener Neustadt (Austria)
Date
1939-1945  (use)
Bootjack used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Brass knuckles used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag

Object | Accession Number: 2004.525.5

Geography
use : Wiener Neustadt (Concentration camp); Wiener Neustadt (Austria)
Date
1941-1945  (use)
Brass knuckles used by a Polish prisoner of war passing as Ukrainian in a German stalag
 
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