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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
commemoration:  1935 May 01
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:43:14
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