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Louis Herman Scharf collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a concentration camp uniform jacket and Star of David badge relating to the experiences of Louis Hermann and Elizabeth Rosenbaum Scharf during the Holocaust, when they were deported from German occupied Hungary to Auschwitz concentration camp and then Louis was transferred to Buchenwald, Dora-Mittelbau, Ravensbruck, and Woebbelin concentration camps and Elizabeth was sent to Stutthof concentration camp.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 by Elizabeth Scharf, the wife of Louis Herman Scharf.
Date
1944 March-1945 May
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Concentration camp uniform jacket with 55857 patch worn by a Jewish doctor

Object | Accession Number: 1993.153.1

Geography
use: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
use: Dora (concentration camp); Nordhausen (Thuringia, Germany)
use: Ravensbrück (Concentration camp); Ravensbrück (Germany)
use: Wobbelin (Concentration camp); Wobbelin (Germany)
Date
use:  1944 May-1945 May
Concentration camp uniform jacket with 55857 patch worn by a Jewish doctor

Star of David badge printed Jude worn by a Jewish doctor

Object | Accession Number: 1993.153.2

Geography
use: Irshava (Ukraine)
use: Berehove (Ukraine)
Date
use:  approximately 1944 March 31-1945 May
Star of David badge printed Jude worn by a Jewish doctor
 
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