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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Repeated orange tri-life motif on white ground with black print; canteen note (Kantine Wertmarke); printed recto: "SS Standort-Kantine-Buchenwald/RM. 2 RM./Wertmarke 96520"; verso: inscribed "Ricklinger str. 14", added column of numbers in graphite, and address (illegible) in ink; Buchenwald, Germany; not dated (circa 1943-1945). In German.
overall : 3.125 x 4.375 in. (7.938 x 11.113 cm.)
overall : paper, ink, graphite, colored pencil
Verso: blue penciled "Ricklinger str. 14" and penciled math calculation with text.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.