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Regina and Samuel Spiegel collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a handcrafted metal box and a suitcase relating to the experiences of Regina and Sam Spiegel after the Holocaust in Germany where they lived as displaced persons after their liberation from concentration camps. Also incldues photograph albums documenting the couple's postwar life. Some of these materials may be unified into a single collection in the future.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1997 by Regina and Samuel Spiegel. Accretions may have been added to this collection.
Date
1946-1947
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Regina and Samuel Spiegel papers

Document | Accession Number: 1997.102


Aluminum suitcase used by Jewish Polish postwar refugees

Object | Accession Number: 1997.102.1

Geography
received: Fohrenwald (Displaced persons camp); Waldram (Germany)
Date
received:  1946
Aluminum suitcase used by Jewish Polish postwar refugees

Gold painted metal box with heart and initials made by a Jewish Polish slave labor camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1997.102.2 a-b

Geography
creation: Gleiwitz I (Concentration camp); Gliwice (Poland)
Date
creation:  approximately 1944 September-1945 January
Gold painted metal box with heart and initials made by a Jewish Polish slave labor camp inmate

Sam and Regina Spiegel photograph albums

Document | Accession Number: 2003.448.1

Date
inclusive:  circa 1940-circa 1960
 
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