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Pair of red leather toddler's shoes worn by a child in Lodz Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.165.2 a-b

Pair of red leather toddler's shoes that belonged to Lea Kufert, who was born in December 1938 to Yitzkhak and Fridl. The family was deported from Berlin, Germany, to the Lodz ghetto in Poland in 1939. Lea died there that year. Fridl was deported to Chelmno killing center and murdered in 1942. Yitzkhak died in the Lodz ghetto in 1944. The shoes were sent to relatives in Palestine.

Date
1939  (use)
Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
use : Litzmannstadt-Getto (Lodz ghetto) historic; Lodz (Poland)
Classification
Dress Accessories
Category
Footwear
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gershon Kufert
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:23
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