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Irving Heymont collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a paperweight, correspondence, documents, photographs, a publication, reports, and a videocassette relating to the experiences of Irving Heymont, then a Major, 5th Regiment, 71st Infantry, during and after World War II in Germany, including the liberation of Gunskirchen concentration camp and his administration of Landsberg displaced persons camp in Germany, as well as continuing educational and commemorative activities.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989, 1994, 1998, 2005 and 2006 by Colonel Irving Heymont.
Date
1933-1995
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Anvil-shaped paperweight given to a US soldier serving as a displaced persons camp administrator

Object | Accession Number: 1989.259.1

Geography
received: Landsberg am Lech (Displaced persons camp); Landsberg am Lech (Germany)
Date
received:  1945 October 12
Anvil-shaped paperweight given to a US soldier serving as a displaced persons camp administrator

Irving Heymont papers

Document | Accession Number: 1989.259.3 | RG Number: RG-19.038

Date
inclusive:  1933-1995
Irving Heymont papers
 
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