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Edward and Joseph Tenenbaum collection

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    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.
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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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    2022-07-28 18:26:59
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