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Bela Gondos family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a drawing, three chemises, a doll, eyeglasses, food container, handkerchief, suitcase, wallet, wristwatch, documents, photographs, and writings relating to the experiences of Dr. Bela Gondos, his wife Anna, and their daughter Judit before the Holocaust in Budapest, Hungary, during the Holocaust in Budapest, on the Kasztner train, in Bergen-Belsen, and Switzerland, and after the Holocaust in Switzerland and the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989, 1995, 2003, 2006, and 2010 by Bela Gondos and his daughter, Judith Gondos Jacobs.
Date
1921-1995
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Satirical drawing of his prescription made by a camp inmate for his doctor, a fellow inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1989.202.2

Geography
creation: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
received: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
creation:  1944 October 17
received:  1944 October 17

Bela Gondos family papers

Document | Accession Number: 1989.202.3

Date
inclusive:  1921-1995
Bela Gondos family papers

Large brown suitcase used by Hungarian Jewish refugees on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.1

Geography
received: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
use: United States
Date
use:  1944 June-1952
Large brown suitcase used by Hungarian Jewish refugees on the Kasztner train

FK monogrammed leather document case made by a Jewish Hungarian woman

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.2

Geography
creation: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1944 May
FK monogrammed leather document case made by a Jewish Hungarian woman

Aluminum food container lid used by a Hungarian Jewish family on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.3

Geography
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1937-1946
Aluminum food container lid used by a Hungarian Jewish family on the Kasztner train

Peach chemise with floral embroidery saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.4

Geography
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  1934
use:  1934-1946
Peach chemise with floral embroidery saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Peach chemise with black and white floral appliques saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.5

Geography
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  1934
use:  1934-1946
Peach chemise with black and white floral appliques saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Peach floral printed chemise saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.6

Geography
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1935-1940
use:  1935-1946
Peach floral printed chemise saved by a Hungarian Jewish refugee

Omega wristwatch worn by a Hungarian Jewish man on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.7

Geography
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1940-1941
use:  approximately 1940-approximately 1965
Omega wristwatch worn by a Hungarian Jewish man on the Kasztner train

Black Bakelite circular eyeglasses worn by a Hungarian Jewish man on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.8

Geography
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1940-1946
Black Bakelite circular eyeglasses worn by a Hungarian Jewish man on the Kasztner train

Plastic doll named Zsuzsi carried by a young Hungarian Jewish girl on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.9

Geography
received: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  1942 December
use:  1942-1946
Plastic doll named Zsuzsi carried by a young Hungarian Jewish girl on the Kasztner train

Red and yellow floral handkerchief carried by a young Hungarian Jewish girl on the Kasztner train

Object | Accession Number: 2003.198.10

Geography
received: Bekes (Hungary)
use: Budapest (Hungary)
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1942
use:  approximately 1942-1946
Red and yellow floral handkerchief carried by a young Hungarian Jewish girl on the Kasztner train
 
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