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Black and white knit bag used in slave labor camps by a Polish Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2000.471.2

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.

Date
approximately 1943-1944
Classification
Containers
Category
Bags
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gerald Kaiser
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:43
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