Leather ID bracelet with a metal tag with prisoner number made by a concentration camp inmate
- Object Type
Identification bracelets (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Marianne Trompetter Dazzo
Identification bracelet given to Maurits Trompetter by his best friend, Maurits Oliveyra, in 1945. It bears the identification number 117164 and is believed to have been handmade by a camp inmate.
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Also in Marianne Trompetter Dazzo collection
Consists of documents, photographs, and artifacts related to the Holocaust experiences of Maurits and Femma Trompetter and their children, Marianne and Sylvia, originally of the Netherlands. Includes identity cards for Femma Trompetter (including an identity card under her alias as a member of the underground resistance movement, Else Jansen), post-war documents authorizing Femma Trompetter to travel with her children, photographs of Auschwitz survivor Maurits Trompetter, photographs of Marianne and Sylvia Trompetter in hiding in the Netherlands, a Dutch Magen David, an armband owned issued to Maurits Oliveyra, and a leather bracelet thought to be made by a concentration camp inmate.
Consists of a portion of a fabric armband originally owned by Maurits Oliveyra and given to his best friend, Maurits Trompetter, in 1945. Handwritten on the armband is "Maurits d'Oliveyra/ 30 September 1894/ Amsterdam (2)/ Atz./ Austenburgerstr./ 441."
The Trompetter family papers document the family’s experiences in the Netherlands during the German occupation, and include records pertaining to their efforts to locate other family members during and after the war, including correspondence with the Red Cross. Other items include identification documents for Femma and Morris Trompetter, their extended family tree, and photographs of their children, Marianne and Sylvia, as well as other relatives.