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Renee Kann Silver family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a camera with case, a medal, documents, oral testimony, and photographs related to the experiences of Renee Kann (later Silver), her parents, Edmund and Friedel Klaber Kann, and her sister, Edith (later Roth) in Germany and France before the war, in France and Switzerland, including their imprisonment in Gurs internment camp, during the war, and in Switzerland, France, and the United States after the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Renee Kann Silver.
Date
1930-2010
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Kann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.478.1

Date
approximately 1920-1980  (inclusive)
Kann family papers

Oral testimony of Edmund Kann

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.478.2 | RG Number: RG-50.833.0001


Voigtlander Bessa camera and case used by a German Jewish family while imprisoned in Gurs

Object | Accession Number: 2013.478.3 a-b

Geography
use : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
manufacture : Braunschweig (Germany)
Date
approximately 1940 May-approximately 1940 August  (use)
after 1929-before 1936  (manufacture)

Bronze Marshal Petain medal given to a Jewish girl living as a refugee in France

Object | Accession Number: 2013.478.4

Geography
received : Villeurbanne (France)
issue : Vichy (France)
Date
approximately 1942  (received)
after 1940-before 1946  (issue)
Bronze Marshal Petain medal given to a Jewish girl living as a refugee in France
 
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