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David Klein document and philately collection

Document | Accession Number: 2014.201.1

Postcards, receipts, work permits, and similar documents from multiple concentration camps and displaced persons camps, collected by Klein with explanatory notes for each item. Includes postcards from inmates at Neuengamme, Struthof (Natzweiler) and Gusen; receipts of delivery of packages for inmates at Neuengamme, Gusen, and s'Hertogenbosch; a tobacco ration card from Auschwitz; a work permit form for use in the Riga ghetto; a substitute shekel issued by the Zionist World Organization to an interned refugee at the camp in Mauritius in 1941; post-war documents issued at the Feldafing and Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camps; an identification card form created for use of passengers on the S.S. Exodus, 1947; and philately, including postmarked envelopes, of German stamps, primarily from the Generalgouvernement in Poland, with many of the postmarks commemorating Hitler's birthday, 1941-1943.

inclusive:  1940-1947
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Klein
Record last modified: 2023-02-24 13:43:49
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