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Sign for the Main Purchasing Agency of the Lodz Ghetto Judenrat

Object | Accession Number: 2015.336.1

Sign posted by the Main Purchasing Agency of the Lodz Ghetto Jewish Council in German occupied Poland. This agency was a German institution established to facilitate the mass deportations to Chelmno killing center in 1942. The deportees were encouraged to exchange their valuable possessions for ghetto scrip. Nazi Germany occupied Poland on September 1, 1939. Lodz was renamed Litzmannstadt and annexed to the German Reich.

Date
approximately 1944  (use)
Geography
use : Litzmannstadt-Getto (Lodz ghetto) historic; Lodz (Poland)
Language
German
Classification
Information Forms
Object Type
Shop signs (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hal and Robyn Klein
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:10
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