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Edward and Joseph Tenenbaum collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, books, booklets, clippings, documents, and propaganda materials relating to the experiences of Edward and Joseph Tenenbaum, before, during, and after World War II (1939-1945), during which Edward, a 1st Lieutenant in the OSS and the US Army, was the first American officer to enter Buchenwald concentration camp at liberation, a participant in the liberation of Ohrdruf, and author of the Buchenwald Report. His father, Joseph Tenenbaum, was one of the organizers of the early boycott against Nazi Germany.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Jeannette Tenenbaum, wife of Edward Tenenbaum and daughter-in-law of Joseph Tenenbaum.
Date
approximately 1933-approximately 1946
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The Edward and Joseph Tenenbaum papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.471.1


Winterhilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes Christmas fund raising pin

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.2

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
issue:  1933
Winterhilfswerk des Deutschen Volkes Christmas fund raising pin

Tag Der Arbeit commemorative pin

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.3

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1935 May 01
Tag Der Arbeit commemorative pin

Hitler Youth Saar Westmark Koblenz pin

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.4

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1934 June 16-1934 June 17
Hitler Youth Saar Westmark Koblenz pin

Binoculars thrown at US soldier during concentration camp liberation

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.5

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
found:  1945 April 11
Binoculars thrown at US soldier during concentration camp liberation

DDAC car pennant with swastika acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.6

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  1945
DDAC car pennant with swastika acquired by a US soldier

German Marksmanship aiguillette

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.7

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  1945
German Marksmanship aiguillette

Nazi flag acquired by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2016.471.8

Geography
found: Germany
Date
found:  1945
Nazi flag acquired by a US soldier
 
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