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Gerhard Maschkowski collection

Document | Accession Number: 2013.523.1

Consists of documents and copies related to the Holocaust experiences of Gerhard Maschkowski, originally of Elbing, Germany. Includes a poem written on the occasion of his 1938 bar mitzvah, identity cards, and information about his experiences in Neuendorf and in Auschwitz. Also includes documents related to Ursula Naumann Maschkowski, including photographic postcards of Theresienstadt and postcards sent to the Naumann family while they were imprisoned there. Also includes material related to the Deggendorf displaced persons camp, where Gerhard and Ursula met; photographic print: black and white image of men and women standing in front of and inside boxcar; captioned on verso: "February 1947 on the way from Munich to Bremerhave to the U.S."; in English; donor is one of the men standing in the doorway (he thinks he is on the far right).

Date
1938-2005  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gerhard Maschkowski
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Record last modified: 2017-12-13 14:47:06
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