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Barbara Schechter Cohen family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a pencil portrait, a knitted vest, documents, photographs, and oral histories relating to the experiences of Basha Schachter and her parents Filip and Janina during the Holocaust in Poland and Germany when they lived in hiding under assumed identities, and after the Holocaust in displaced persons camps in Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Barbara Schechter Cohen, the daughter of Philip and Jean Hirsch Schechter.
Date
approximately 1932-1946
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Child's blue striped sweater vest worn by a former hidden child on her arrival to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2013.470.2

Geography
received : Stuttgart (Displaced persons camp); Stuttgart (Germany)
use : Marine Flasher (Ship);
Date
1946 May

Oral history interview with Philip Schechter

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.470.3 | RG Number: RG-50.741.0001

Date
1984 May 16

Oral history interview with Jean Schechter

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.470.4 | RG Number: RG-50.741.0002

Date
1984 May 16

Oral history interview with Barbara Cohen

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.470.5 | RG Number: RG-50.741.0003

Date
2001 October 23

Pencil portrait of a former Jewish Polish hidden child done in DP camp

Object | Accession Number: 2013.470.6

Geography
received : Stuttgart (Germany)
Date
after 1946 January-before 1946 May
Pencil portrait of a former Jewish Polish hidden child done in DP camp
 
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