Blanket used in the Kovno Ghetto
Furnishings and Furniture
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irena Veisaite
This blanket was used by Sara Oleiski while an inhabitant in the Kovno Ghetto. Later she carried it with her into hiding, and finally, after her capture, to a Russian prison.
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Also in Sara Oleiski collection
Contains two photographs: one created by unknown photographer in the Kovno Ghetto, 1943, of Margaret Kagan, Irene Veisaite's cousin; the other an image of Moses Braun, the director of the Jewish Hospital in the ghetto, taken after the war.