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Olga Waldman Wisen and Mark Wisen collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts relating to the experiences of Olga Wisen and her son, Mark, in a displaced persons camp in Germany after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2007 by Linda Wisen, the daughter-in-law of Olga Wisen.
Date
1945-1949
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Green wool US Army blanket owned by a Jewish refugee who survived by assuming a Catholic identity

Object | Accession Number: 2007.511.1

Geography
manufacture : Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Date
1960-1962  (use)
1953  (manufacture)

Green striped wool knit cardigan made from a US Army blanket by a Jewish refugee in a DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2007.511.2

Geography
use : Neu Freimann (Displaced persons camp); Neufreimann (Munich, Germany)
Date
1945-1949  (use)
Green striped wool knit cardigan made from a US Army blanket by a Jewish refugee in a DP camp
 
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