American Joint Distribution Committee, 5 shillings scrip
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Klein
5 shillings scrip issued by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee for purchase in the canteens in Cyprus or for exchange for cash in Jerusalem.
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Also in David Klein collection
The collection consists of stamps, stamped envelopes, scrip, correspondence, receipts, etc. to/from multiple concentration camps including Auschwitz Birkenau, Buchenwald, Neuengamme, Mauthausen Natzweiler, and internment camps in Mauritius and Westerbork, and official post-war documents from Bergen-Belsen and Feldafing displaced persons camps.
German Army [Deutsche Wehrmacht 10 Reichspfennig note
German Army [Deutsche Wehrmacht] 10 Reichspfennig note
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.