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Adolph Blau family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts and documents relating to the experiences of Adolph Blau and his family in Theresienstadt concentration camp during the Holocaust and in Deggendorf displaced persons camp in the postwar period.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Jeffrey A. Gordon, the son of Gertrude Blau Gordon.
Date
1937-1948
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Blau family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.517.1

Date
inclusive:  1930-1954
Blau family papers

Portrait of a young female inmate created in Theresienstadt ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.2

Geography
creation: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
creation:  1944 January 13

Kriegserinnerungsmedaille [War Commemorative Medal], 1914-1918 awarded to a Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.3

Geography
issue: Austria
Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
Kriegserinnerungsmedaille [War Commemorative Medal], 1914-1918 awarded to a Jewish soldier

Torah mantle with embroidered crown used for Bar Mitzvah at Theresienstadt

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.4

Geography
use: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
received:  1944 July
Torah mantle with embroidered crown used for Bar Mitzvah at Theresienstadt

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.5

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.6

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.7

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.8

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.9

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.10

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.11

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 1 krone note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.12

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.13

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.14

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.15

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.16

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 2 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.17

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.18

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.19

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.20

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.21

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.22

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 5 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.23

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.24

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.25

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.26

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 10 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.27

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.28

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.29

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.30

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.31

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 20 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.32

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.33

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.34

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.35

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.36

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 50 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.37

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.38

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.39

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.40

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
issue:  1943 January 01
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp scrip, 100 kronen note

Weimar Germany, 2 Rentenmark note saved by an Austrian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.41

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
issue:  1923 October 15
manufacture:  1937 January
Weimar Germany, 2 Rentenmark note saved by an Austrian Jewish refugee

Buchenwald Aussenkommando slave labor subcamp, scrip, 1 mark note

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.42

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
use:  1944-1945
Buchenwald Aussenkommando slave labor subcamp, scrip, 1 mark note

Deggendorf displaced persons camp scrip, 1 Dollar, issued to an Austrian Jewish family

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.43

Geography
use: Deggendorf (Displaced persons camp); Deggendorf (Germany)
Date
issue:  1945 February 20-1949 June 15
Deggendorf displaced persons camp scrip, 1 Dollar, issued to an Austrian Jewish family

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.44

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish inmate

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.45

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish inmate

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.46 a-b

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon used by an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Two Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupons issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.47 a-b

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1945 May 02
Two Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupons issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.48

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1945 May 02
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.49

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1945 May 02
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish inmate

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.50

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.51

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.52

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.53

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp Kaffeehaus [Coffee house] coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.54

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.55

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.56

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.57

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.58

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.59

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Two Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupons issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.60 a-b

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Two Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupons issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.61

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.62

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.63

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1944 February
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2005.517.64

Geography
issue: Theresienstadt (concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp food ration coupon issued to an Austrian Jewish prisoner

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 2005.517.65

Geography
publication: Vienna (Austria)
Date
publication/distribution:  1900

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2005.517.66

Geography
publication: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1945

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2005.517.67

Geography
publication: Germany
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1945
 
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