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Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a silver purse with coin purse related to the experiences of Elizabeth Lusthaus as a hidden child in Poland during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2007 by Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger.
Date
1941
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Silver purse with an engraved butterfly and a chain strap used by a hidden child

Object | Accession Number: 2007.42.1

Geography
received : Tarnow ghetto; Tarnow (Wojewodztwo Malopolskie, Poland)
use : in hiding; Milanowek (Poland)
creation : Germany
Date
1941  (received)
approximately 1920  (creation)
Silver purse with an engraved butterfly and a chain strap used by a hidden child

Silver mesh coin purse used by a hidden child

Object | Accession Number: 2007.42.2

Geography
received : Tarnow ghetto; Tarnow (Wojewodztwo Malopolskie, Poland)
use : in hiding; Milanowek (Poland)
creation : Germany
Date
1941  (received)
approximately 1920  (creation)
Silver mesh coin purse used by a hidden child
 
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