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Herta Griffel Baitch collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of children’s clothing, a suitcase, a doll, a siddur, correspondence, documents, a notebook, and a photograph relating to the experiences of Herta Griffel Baitch and her parents in Vienna, Austria, before and during the Holocaust, and of Herta in the United States following her immigration in November 1940.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Herta Griffel Baitch.
Date
approximately 1938-2008
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Checkered dress with heart patches made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.2

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Checkered dress with heart patches made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Nightgown with floral embroidery made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.3

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Nightgown with floral embroidery made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before emigration

Embroidered nightgown made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.4

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Embroidered nightgown made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Embroidered blouse made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.5

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Embroidered blouse made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Embroidered apron made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.6

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Embroidered apron made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Siddur given as a gift to a young Austrian Jewish refugee girl before her emigration

Publication | Accession Number: 2016.112.7 a-c

Geography
publication: Bratislava (Slovakia)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
publication/distribution:  1867

Large suitcase with a broken handle used by a young Austrian Jewish refugee during emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.8

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Large suitcase with a broken handle used by a young Austrian Jewish refugee during emigration

Embroidered dress made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.9

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Embroidered dress made for a young Austrian Jewish refugee before her emigration

Plastic doll with a burgundy dress brought with a young Austrian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2016.112.10

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
en route: Lisbon (Portugal)
use: Baltimore (Md.)
Date
emigration:  1940 November 23
Plastic doll with a burgundy dress brought with a young Austrian Jewish refugee

Reunion of Herta Baitch and Stella Bruckenstein Bengel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2016.112.11 | RG Number: RG-50.070.0001

Date
Production:  2008
 
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