Knit square made from yarn remnants in Theresienstadt
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp);
Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
- Object Type
Knit goods (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hans Thalheimer
The craft was knitted in Theresienstadt by Henriette Ebstein the mother of Hans Thalheimer. Henriette was interned in the camp from 1942-1945 from where she was liberated in 1945.
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The gloves were created in Theresienstadt by Henriette Ebstein, the mother of Hans Thalheimer. Henriette was interned in the camp from 1942-1945 from where she was liberated in 1945.
Scrip, valued at 20 kronen, issued in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) ghetto-labor camp in 1943. All currency was confiscated from deportees upon entry and replaced with scrip and ration coupons that could be exchanged only in the camp. The Theresienstadt camp existed for 3.5 years, from November 24, 1941 to May 9, 1945. It was located in a region of Czechoslovakia occupied by Germany, renamed the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, and made part of the Greater German Reich.
Image of seated woman. Created by unknown photographer, Summer 1945, Stuttgart Sanitarium, Germany.
Issued by the Reichssportkommissar to Hans Thalheimer, 1933, Zittau, Germany.