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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Velvet; cut on a slight diagonal; bound with light blue fabric cord (stitched to edges); yellow satin strip stitch across bottom; 5 metal pins attached to patch with metal fasteners (piercing through back): top pin is German National Insignia, 4 small diamond shaped 3-dimensional pins below in 2 rows with German National Insignia on top; canvas (?) backing, paper tag: white with light blue printing ("RZM" upper left), purple ink stamp, Upper right "264", black, lower center "No 409189"; preprinting in German, center.
overall : 3.000 x 1.880 x 0.250 in. (7.62 x 4.775 x 0.635 cm.)
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.