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Louis W. Collier collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Consists of material related to Louis W. Collier's experiences as a member of the American occupying forces in post-war Europe, particularly his role as director of the Werl-Westf. displaced persons (DP) camp for non-Jewish Poles in Germany. Includes correspondence with his family; photographs; a bound, handwritten log of camp activities illustrated with photos; and a photo album of handmade crafts. Also includes Polish emblems, one mounted on a wooden plaque, and one with a chain.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Paul B. Duff, the grandson of Louis W. Collier.
Date
1945-1948
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Louis W. Collier papers

Document | Accession Number: 1996.A.0063.1

Date
inclusive:  1945-1948

Plaque with Polish eagle issued to Mr. L.W. Collier

Object | Accession Number: 1996.A.0063.2

Geography
received: Werl (Germany)
Date
creation:  1946
Plaque with Polish eagle issued to Mr. L.W. Collier
 
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