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Bella and Benjamin Herson collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The Bella and Benjamin Herson papers consist of correspondence, a memoir, photographs, printed materials, prisoner of war materials, a plaque, an identification tag, and reference materials documenting Bella and Benjamin Herson, the Herszon, Sztajnhorn, and Rys families, Bella's experiences in the Łódź ghetto, Auschwitz, and Birmbäumel, and Benjamin's imprisonment in prisoner of war camps Oflag XI A - Osterode and Oflag II C - Woldenberg.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999 by Bella Herson, the wife of Benjamin Herson.
Date
1907-2006
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Prisoner badge

Object | Accession Number: 1999.106.24

Date
approximately 1940
Prisoner badge

Plaque

Object | Accession Number: 1999.106.26

Geography
received : Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Date
1979 December 15
Plaque

Bella and Benjamin Herson papers

Document | Accession Number: 1999.106.27

Date
approximately 1907-2006
Bella and Benjamin Herson papers
 
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