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Łódź ghetto hand tools collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts that were used in the ghetto in Łódź, Poland, then named Litzmannstadt by the occupying Germans, during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990.
Date
approximately 1900-approximately 1930
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Ironing board of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.1

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Clothing iron of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.2

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's stool of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.3

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's knife of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.1

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.2

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's hole punch of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.3

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's pliers of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.4

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's hammer of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.5

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's round rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.6

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's smoothing rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.7

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's smoothing rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.8

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's smoothing rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.9

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's ladle shaped rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.10

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's square rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.11

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's circular rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.12

Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's tool of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.13

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1900-1944

Shoemaker's tool of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.14

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Shoemaker's hoof of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.5

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Pfaff treadle sewing machine table of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.6 a-b

Geography
manufacture: Kaiserlautern (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1920
use:  approximately 1920-approximately 1945
Pfaff treadle sewing machine table of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Singer treadle sewing machine of the type used by a cobbler in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.7 a-b

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1900-approximately 1935
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945
Singer treadle sewing machine of the type used by a cobbler in Łódź Ghetto

Shoemaker's anvil of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.8

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

Hammer of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.9

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925

File of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.10

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925
File of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Metal scale weight of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.11

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925
Metal scale weight of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Left foot shoe pattern

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.12

Geography
use: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
Date
approximately 1900-1925
 
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