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Elja Heifecs collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consisting of a two prisoner badges, a commemorative pin, a poster, correspondence, documents, photographs, and sheet music relating to the experiences of Elja Heifecs who was imprisoned in Riga ghetto, Kaiserwald, Muhlgraben, Stutthof, and Buchenwald concentration camps during the Holocaust and in Riga, Latvia, before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Samuel Heifetz, the son of Elja Heifecs.
Date
1937-1968
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Heifetz family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.567.1


Text only poster for a musical performance in prewar Riga

Object | Accession Number: 2005.567.2

Geography
distribution : Riga (Latvia)
Date
1937 January

Handmade prisoner badge worn by a Latvian Jewish concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.567.3

Geography
issue : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1944 August-1945 April
Handmade prisoner badge worn by a Latvian Jewish concentration camp inmate

Handmade prisoner badge worn by a Latvian Jewish concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.567.4

Geography
issue : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1944 August-1945 April
Handmade prisoner badge worn by a Latvian Jewish concentration camp inmate

Pin issued to a camp survivor with Buchenwald memorial Bell Tower and flags

Object | Accession Number: 2005.567.5

Geography
issue : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April 11
1969
Pin issued to a camp survivor with Buchenwald memorial Bell Tower and flags
 
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