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Gustav Steiner collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a set of toys relating to the experiences of Gustav Steiner who was deported from Prostejov, Czechoslovakia, and killed during the Holocaust, and to the postwar experiences of his cousin, Maud Michal Beer.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Maud Michal Beer, the cousin of Gustav Steiner, who received it from his former neighbor, Emil Varecka.
Date
1942 July
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Disappearing ball and magic cup trick returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 2013.319.1 a-d

Geography
received : Prostejov (Czech Republic)
Date
1942 July  (received)
1990  (recovered)
Disappearing ball and magic cup trick returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust

Red wooden ball returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 2013.319.2

Geography
received : Prostejov (Czech Republic)
Date
1942 July  (received)
1990  (recovered)
Red wooden ball returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust

Black wooden ball returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust

Object | Accession Number: 2013.319.3

Geography
received : Prostejov (Czech Republic)
Date
1942 July  (received)
1990  (recovered)
Black wooden ball returned after 50 years to the cousin of a Jewish youth killed during the Holocaust
 
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