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Star of David badge with a Z for Jew worn by a Yugoslavian Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 1995.108.1

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    Star of David badge with a Z for Jew worn by a Yugoslavian Jewish woman

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Badge worn by Yugoslavian Jewish woman during the Holocaust; Issued to and worn by Erika Reiss Kinel, 1941. "Z" identified bearer as a Jew.
    Date
    1941
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Erika Reiss Kinel
    Markings
    front, center, black paint : Ž

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Physical Description
    Circular aluminum badge with a yellow painted background and a black painted Z in the center.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.875 inches (4.763 cm) | Width: 1.875 inches (4.763 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, paint

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995 by Erika Reiss Kinel.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-14 12:54:09
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