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Alice and John Fink collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of clothing, medical equipment, pins, a wedding dress, and other artifacts, documents, films, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of Alice Redlich and Hans Finke in Berlin, Germany, before and during the Holocaust and as relief workers in the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp, where they married, after World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Alice Fink, the wife of John Fink.
Date
1938-1949
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Oral history interview with John Fink

Oral History | Accession Number: 1990.247.1 | RG Number: RG-50.104.0001

Date
interview:  1992 January

Reminiscences from Belsen survivor gatherings in Germany, New York, and Israel along with Kristallnacht commemorations

Oral History | Accession Number: 1990.247.2 | RG Number: RG-50.104.0002

Date
Recorded:  1965-1988

Alice and John Fink papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.247.13

Date
inclusive:  circa 1926-2003

Wedding dress with ruffle made for the marriage of 2 German Jewish DP camp aid workers

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.2

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1948 June 20
Wedding dress with ruffle made for the marriage of 2 German Jewish DP camp aid workers

Yellow sport short listing the many concentration camps where the owner was imprisoned

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.3

Geography
use: Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
emigration:  1949 August 26
Yellow sport short listing the many concentration camps where the owner was imprisoned

Star of David yellow patch with Jude worn by a German Jewish concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.4

Geography
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  after 1941 September-1945 April 15
emigration:  1949 August 26

Star of David yellow patch with Jude worn by a German Jewish concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.5

Geography
use: Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp); Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  after 1941 September-1945 April 15
emigration:  1949 August 26
Star of David yellow patch with Jude worn by a German Jewish concentration camp inmate

UNRRA red felt circular patch with an embroidered globe and acronym worn by a survivor and DP camp relief worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.6

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1946 March-1947 June
emigration:  1949 August 26
UNRRA red felt circular patch with an embroidered globe and acronym worn by a survivor and DP camp relief worker

Clip on paper name tag and plastic holder worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and dp camp relief worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.7 a-b

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
emigration:  1949 August 26
Clip on paper name tag and plastic holder worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and dp camp relief worker

UNRRA red felt bar patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and DP aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.8

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1946 March-1947 June
emigration:  1949 August 26
UNRRA red felt bar patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and DP aid worker

AJDC blue bar patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.9

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1946-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
AJDC blue bar patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Paper name tag in plastic worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and dp camp relief worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.10

Geography
use: Chicago (Ill.)
Date
emigration:  1949 August 26
Paper name tag in plastic worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and dp camp relief worker

UNRRA red felt bar patch embroidered with an acronym worn by a former concentration camp inmate and DP relief worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.11

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1946-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
UNRRA red felt bar patch embroidered with an acronym worn by a former concentration camp inmate and DP relief worker

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee blue patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.12

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1947 July-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee blue patch worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee blue pin worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.13

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1947 July-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee blue pin worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

UNRRA red globe shaped pin worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.14

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1946 March-1947 June
emigration:  1949 August 26
UNRRA red globe shaped pin worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Jewish Relief Unit blue, white, and yellow Star of David pin worn by a German Jewish nurse working in the Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.15

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
Jewish Relief Unit blue, white, and yellow Star of David pin worn by a German Jewish nurse working in the Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Silver metal pin of the acronym UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.16

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1946 March-1947 June
emigration:  1949 August 26
Silver metal pin of the acronym UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) worn by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Commemorative concentration camp pin worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.17

Date
commemoration:  1943 March-1945 April
emigration:  1949 August 26
Commemorative concentration camp pin worn postwar by a former concentration camp inmate and refugee aid worker


Glass keepsake box with a silver lid used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.19 a-b

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26
Glass keepsake box with a silver lid used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen DP camp

Monaural stethoscope used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.20

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1943-1949 August
emigration:  1949 August 26
Monaural stethoscope used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and aid worker

Medical field sterilizer kit used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.21 a-g

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
manufacture: Germany
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26
Medical field sterilizer kit used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker

Pouch and medical instruments used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.22 a-j

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Medical bag and supplies used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.23 a-i

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Needle packet used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.25

Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Box and needles used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.26

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Box and needles used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.27

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Bag and supplies used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.28

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Container used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.29

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  1938-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Trunk used by a German Jewish refugee nurse and postwar aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.30

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1946-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26

Trunk used by a former German Jewish concentration camp inmate and postwar aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 2005.579.31

Geography
use: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1946-1949
emigration:  1949 August 26
 
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