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Walking stick from Baranowitschi concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 1991.230.1

Walking stick from Baranowitschi concentration camp. The walking stick is believed to have been carved by an inmate of a concentration camp. The inmate allegedly used a sharpened spoon to carve the decorations. Created by unknown inmate, January 1944, Baranowitschi concentration camp. Supposedly used during war by guard named Roberta, Buchenwald concentration camp. Given to Annette Rice by family friend.

Date
1944 January  (creation)
Geography
use : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Language
German
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Annette Rice
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Record last modified: 2018-01-12 08:18:24
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