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Albert Günther Hess collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of handmade puppets, two photo albums and loose photographs relating to the experiences of Albert Günther Hess and his family before and during the Holocaust in Germany, Belgium, and France and the experiences of Albert in the United States and after his service in World War II. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Marie Brandes Hammerling, the daughter of Albert Günther Hess. An earlier donation regarding Albert Günther Hess was made by Marie Hess Brandes in 2004.
Date
before 1939-1957
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Marie Hess Brandes collection

Document | Accession Number: 1996.A.0425

Date
1934-1945

Albert Günther Hess Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2004.461


Albert Günther Hess photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2017.213.1


Skull faced hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.2

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Skull faced hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Blond haired hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.3

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Blond haired hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Pale faced hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.4

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Pale faced hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Red haired hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.5

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Red haired hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Bird head hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.6 a-b

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Bird head hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Owl head hand puppet made by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.7

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Owl head hand puppet made by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Hand puppet of a woman created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.8

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Hand puppet of a woman created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Orange and blue hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II Veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.9

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Orange and blue hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II Veteran

Bearded man hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2017.213.10

Geography
creation: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Date
creation:  1956-1957
Bearded man hand puppet created by a German Jewish Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran
 
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