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
The Irena Veisaite photograph collection consists of two photographs related to the Kovno Ghetto. One photograph is a photograph of Margaret Kagan, Irena Veisaite's cousin, was taken in the Kovno Ghetto in 1943. A Star of David patch is visible on left lapel of her jacket The second photograph is a photograph of Moses Braun, the director of the Jewish Hospital in the Kovno Ghetto, taken after the war, circa 1945-1949.