Black and white knit bag used in slave labor camps by a Polish Jewish woman
- Object Type
Pouches (Containers) (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gerald Kaiser
Lined hand knit pouch given to Cesia Kaiser in one of the camps she was imprisoned in from 1942-1944, either Skarzysko-Kamienna slave labor camp or the Hasag slave labor camp in Czestochowa where she was liberated at the end of 1944. Cesia received the bag from a German woman in the camp, either a fellow prisoner or a camp guard, who used it to hide sandwiches for Cesia.
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Also in Gerald Kaiser family collection
The collection consists of a knit bag and photographs relating to the experiences of Bernard, Cesia, and Jurek (Gerald) Kaiser and their family before and during the Holocaust in Kielce Ghetto, Chlewice, Lipnica labor camp, and Sosnowiec, Poland, and in Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp after the war and of the Wlodek family in Lvov and Wegleszyn, Poland.
Consists of photographs of the family of Bernard, Cesia, and Jurek (Gerald) Kaiser in the Kielce Ghetto in Poland, in Chlewice, Poland, in the Lipnica labor camp, in Sosnowiec, Poland, and in the Bergen Belsen Displaced Persons Camp; and of the Wlodek family in Lvov and Wegleszyn, Poland.