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Tag Der Arbeit commemorative pin

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.3

Tag Der Arbeit pin issued to commemorate Labor Day, May 1, a holiday was established in 1933 by the Nazi government. It was acquired by Edward and Joseph Tenenbaum. Edward, a 1st Lieutenant in the OSS and the US Army during the Second World War (1939-1945), was the first American officer to enter Buchenwald concentration camp at liberation, a participant in the liberation of Ohrdruf, and author of the Buchenwald Report. His father, Joseph Tenenbaum, was one of the organizers of the early boycott against Nazi Germany.

Date
1935 May 01  (commemoration)
Geography
issue : Germany
Language
German
Classification
Identifying Artifacts
Category
Badges
Object Type
Lapel pins (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jeannette Tenenbaum
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Record last modified: 2018-06-06 16:23:08
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