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Henry Carter collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of an armband, a concentration camp uniform jacket, pants, and cap, and a commemorative pin relating to the experiences of Henryk Karter (later Henry Carter) while a prisoner in Auschwitz I, II, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and III, Auschwitz-Monowitz (Buna) concentration camps in German occupied Poland during the Holocaust and in the United States after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 by the American Jewish Archives on behalf of Henry Carter.
Date
1942 December-approximately 1946
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Concentration camp uniform jacket worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1993.90.1

Geography
use: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Brzezinka (Wojewodztwo Ma‚opolskie, Poland)
use: Monowitz (Concentration camp); Monowice (Poland)
use: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
Date
use:  1942 December-1945 January
Concentration camp uniform jacket worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Concentration camp uniform pants worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1993.90.2

Geography
use: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Brzezinka (Wojewodztwo Ma‚opolskie, Poland)
use: Monowitz (Concentration camp); Monowice (Poland)
use: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
Date
use:  1942 December-1945 January
Concentration camp uniform pants worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Concentration camp uniform cap with 90065 worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1993.90.3

Geography
use: Birkenau (Concentration camp); Brzezinka (Wojewodztwo Ma‚opolskie, Poland)
use: Monowitz (Concentration camp); Monowice (Poland)
use: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
Date
use:  1942 December-1945 January
Concentration camp uniform cap with 90065 worn by a Polish Jewish inmate

Star of David membership pin owned by a former concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1993.90.4

Geography
issue: Israel
Date
commemoration:  1939-1945
Star of David membership pin owned by a former concentration camp inmate

White armband with a red cross worn by a concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1993.90.5

Geography
use: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
Date
use:  approximately 1943-1945 January
White armband with a red cross worn by a concentration camp inmate
 
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