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Olga Waldman Wisen and Mark Wisen collection

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    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.
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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
    use:  1960-1962
    manufacture:  1953

    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
    use:  1945-1949
    Green striped wool knit cardigan made from a US Army blanket by a Jewish refugee in a DP camp
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    2022-07-28 18:30:04
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