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Max Amichai Heppner family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Max Amichai Heppner and his family before the Holocaust in Germany, before and during the Holocaust in Germany and the Netherlands, when Max and his parents, Dr. Albert and Irene Heppner, lived in hiding, and after the Holocaust in the Netherlands and the United States. Object include 5 handmade maps, 10 printed maps, 2 Voice-O-Graphs, blanket, book, handbell, handkerchief, knife, leather wallet, mechanical pencil, ordnance box, rucksack, sewing basket, shaving kit, sketchbook, star of David badge, storage trunk, and a wooden bench.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990, 1991, and 1997 by Max Amichai Heppner.
Date
1911-1989
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Storage trunk owned by a German Jewish family in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.2

Geography
use: Germany
use: Netherlands
use: United States
Date
use:  approximately 1933-approximately 1946
Storage trunk owned by a German Jewish family in hiding

British ordnance box given to a German Jewish family in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.3

Geography
use: Deurne (Netherlands)
use: United States
Date
received:  1944 September-1944 December
British ordnance box given to a German Jewish family in hiding

Blanket owned by a German Jewish woman fleeing Germany

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.4

Geography
en route: Amsterdam, Netherlands
emigration: Berlin, Germany
Date
use:  1933 June

Rucksack used by a German Jewish family going into hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.5

Geography
use: Netherlands
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 June
Rucksack used by a German Jewish family going into hiding

Moustache brush owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.6

Geography
use: Germany
Date
use:  approximately 1907-approximately 1917
Moustache brush owned by a German Jewish refugee

Shaving brush used by a German Jewish refugee in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.7 a

Geography
use: in hiding; Deurne (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 May
Shaving brush used by a German Jewish refugee in hiding

Razor used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.7 b

Geography
use: in hiding; Deurne (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 May
Razor used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Quartz whetstone used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.7 c

Geography
use: in hiding; Deurne (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 May
Quartz whetstone used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Mechanical pencil used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.8

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 May
Mechanical pencil used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Black leather wallet used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.9

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
use:  1942 August-1945 May
Black leather wallet used by a German Jewish man in hiding

Knife taken from a German soldier and acquired by a German Jewish family in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.10

Geography
acquired: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
received:  approximately 1944
Knife taken from a German soldier and acquired by a German Jewish family in hiding

Carved upright wooden bench owned by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.11 a-d

Geography
creation: Munich (Germany)
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
received: United States
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1911
use:  before 1942 August
received:  approximately 1958

Factory-printed Star of David badge printed with Jood, belonging to a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.307.12

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942 April 28-1942 August 09
Factory-printed Star of David badge printed with Jood, belonging to a German Jewish refugee

Max Amichai Heppner papers

Document | Accession Number: 1990.307.13

Date
inclusive:  1918-1989

Sewing basket made while in hiding in the Netherlands

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.10 a-b

Date
approximately 1943
Sewing basket made while in hiding in the Netherlands

Sketchbook

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.12 a-b

Date
approximately 1942-1943
Sketchbook

Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.13

Geography
creation: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1943
Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.14

Geography
creation: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1943
Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.15

Geography
creation: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1943
Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.16

Geography
creation: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1943
Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.17

Geography
creation: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
creation:  approximately 1942-1943
Map created by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Handkerchief

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.18

Date
1943

Prayer Book for Soldiers and Sailors, published for "Jewish Members of Her Majesty's Forces."

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.29

Date
publication:  1941

Map of Eastern Europe and the Middle East owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.49

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  approximately 1942-1943
Map of Eastern Europe and the Middle East owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of Germany owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.51

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of Germany owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of the Western Front in Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.52

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of the Western Front in Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of the Eastern front in Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.53

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of the Eastern front in Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of the Far East owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.54

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of the Far East owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of Italy and Southeast Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.55

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of Italy and Southeast Europe owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of France owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.56

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of France owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of the canal network in France owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.57

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1944 May 26-1943
Map of the canal network in France owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of Africa owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.58

Geography
use: in hiding; Netherlands
Date
publication/distribution:  1942-1943
Map of Africa owned by a Dutch Jewish boy while living in hiding

Map of ground installations of an area of North Brabant taken from a German soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.99

Geography
depiction: North Brabant (Netherlands)
Date
received:  approximately 1941
Map of ground installations of an area of North Brabant taken from a German soldier

Handbell

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.105

Date
1945 March 11
Handbell

Voice-O-Graph vinyl record and envelope

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.106 a-d

Voice-O-Graph vinyl record and envelope

Voice-O-Graph vinyl record and envelope

Object | Accession Number: 1991.226.107 a-d

Voice-O-Graph vinyl record and envelope
 
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