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Anonymous Jehovah’s Witness collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a concentration camp uniform jacket, pants, and overcoat relating to the experiences of a Jehovah's Witness imprisoned in Buchenwald and Flossenburg concentration camps in Germany before and during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Franz Wohlfahrt and Robert Buckley on behalf of the original owner who wished to remain anonymous.
Date
1937-1945
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Concentration camp uniform jacket with a purple triangle worn by a Jehovah’s Witness inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1990.222.1.1

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
use: Flossenburg (Concentration camp); Flossenburg (Germany)
Date
use:  1939-1945

Concentration camp uniform trousers worn by a Jehovah’s Witness inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1990.222.1.2

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
use: Flossenburg (Concentration camp); Flossenburg (Germany)
Date
use:  1939-1945
Concentration camp uniform trousers worn by a Jehovah’s Witness inmate

Concentration camp uniform coat with a purple triangle worn by a Jehovah’s Witness inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1990.222.1.3

Geography
use: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
use: Flossenburg (Concentration camp); Flossenburg (Germany)
Date
use:  1939-1945
Concentration camp uniform coat with a purple triangle worn by a Jehovah’s Witness inmate
 
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