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Institute of National Remembrance collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a rail car used to deport victims to concentration camps, railroad tracks and components that led to Treblinka killing center, and a chain.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by the Chief Commission for Investigating Nazi Crimes in Poland, Institute of National Remembrance.
Date
approximately 1907-1949
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Double-door railroad freight car with brakeman’s cabin of the type used to transport victims throughout the Nazi camp system

Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.1

Geography
manufacture: Esslingen (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  1920
Double-door railroad freight car with brakeman’s cabin of the type used to transport victims throughout the Nazi camp system

Railroad rails, fishplates, bolts, nuts, and washers from railroad tracks leading to Treblinka death camp

Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.2 a-cx

Geography
manufacture: Osnabrück (Germany)
manufacture: Dortmund (Germany)
acquired: Treblinka (Poland)
manufacture: Katowice (Poland)
Date
manufacture:  1910

Yellow painted, large metal chain with a large hook on one end

Object | Accession Number: 1989.225.3

Geography
acquired: Poland
 
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