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Milton L. Shurr collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of unused concentration camp prisoner badges relating to the experiences of Milton L. Shurr, an officer with the United States Army, Civilian Affairs Unit, attached to the 1st Army, sent to provide aid to the inmates of the recently liberated Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany in April 1945.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Milton L. Shurr.
Date
1945 April-1945 May
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Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an A found by US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.1

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an A found by US military aid worker

Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an E found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.2

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an E found by a US military aid worker

Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an F found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.3

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an F found by a US military aid worker

Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an I found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.4

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an I found by a US military aid worker

Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an L found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.5

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused red triangle concentration camp patch with an L found by a US military aid worker

Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.6

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.7

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May

Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.8

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 May
1945 April
Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.9

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1946 May
Unused yellow triangle concentration camp patch with a U found by a US military aid worker

Unused green triangle concentration camp patch with an S found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.10

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 June
Unused green triangle concentration camp patch with an S found by a US military aid worker

Unused black triangle concentration camp patch found by a US military aid worker

Object | Accession Number: 1989.295.11

Geography
found : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
1945 April-1945 June
Unused black triangle concentration camp patch found by a US military aid worker
 
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