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Harold B. Conlan collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a yarn doll, seven pieces of currency, a pennant, and a soap bar relating to the experiences of Harold B. Conlan, a soldier in the 701st Company D, US Army, which assisted in the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany in April 1945.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 by Ruth Conlan, the wife of Harold Burdette Conlan.
Date
approximately 1945 April
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Yarn doll, bag, and scrap of money found in a liberated camp by US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.1 a-c

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Yarn doll, bag, and scrap of money found in a liberated camp by US soldier

Soap found in a liberated concentration camp by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.2

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Soap found in a liberated concentration camp by a US soldier

Red pennant with swastika found at a liberated concentration camp by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.3

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Red pennant with swastika found at a liberated concentration camp by a US soldier

Nazi Germany, 50 reichspfennig coin found by an American soldier/liberator

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.4

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
issue:  1935
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Nazi Germany, 50 reichspfennig coin found by an American soldier/liberator

Nazi Germany, 5 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.5

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
issue:  1940
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Nazi Germany, 5 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Nazi Germany, 10 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.6

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
issue:  1942
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Nazi Germany, 10 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Nazi Germany, 10 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.7

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
manufacture: Hamburg (Germany)
Date
issue:  1942
found:  approximately 1945 April
Nazi Germany, 10 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Nazi Germany, 50 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.8

Geography
found: Buchenwald (Concentration camp) postliberation; Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
Date
issue:  1943
found:  after 1945 April 11-before 1945 August
Nazi Germany, 50 reichspfennig coin found in a liberated camp by an American soldier

Allied Military Authority currency, 2 francs, for use in France, owned by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.9

Date
issue:  1944
Allied Military Authority currency, 2 francs, for use in France, owned by a US soldier

Allied Military Authority currency, 5 francs, for use in France, owned by a US soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1992.122.10

Date
issue:  1944
Allied Military Authority currency, 5 francs, for use in France, owned by a US soldier
 
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