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Turquoise bead necklace made in a ghetto-labor camp

Object | Accession Number: 2017.109.1

Turquoise bead necklace purportedly made in Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp in German occupied Czechoslovakia. The necklace was given to Judith Sardi by her mother Katalin Szönyi. Katalin received it from a friend in Israel who told her that it was made in Theresienstadt. Katalin, her husband, and Judith survived imprisonment in multiple forced labor camps during the Holocaust.

Geography
creation: Theresienstadt (Concentration camp); Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Classification
Jewelry
Category
Necklaces
Object Type
Necklaces (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eva Sardi Shragis
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:26:08
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