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Łódź ghetto hand tools collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a variety of shoe and garment-making tools of the type used in Łódź Ghetto 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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Sleeve ironing board of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.1

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Box iron of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.2

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker’s stool of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.3

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's knife of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.1

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's rasp of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.2

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's screw mount awl handle of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.3

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's lasting pliers of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.4

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's hammer of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.5

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

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

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.6

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's finishing iron of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.7

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's finishing iron of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.8

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's peg breaker of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.9

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's finishing iron of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.10

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

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

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.11

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's fudge wheel of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.12

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's tool of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.13

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

Shoemaker's tack hammer of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.4.14

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

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 stand of the type used in Łódź Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1990.285.8

Geography
acquired: Poland
Date
use:  approximately 1900-approximately 1945

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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