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Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collections consists of a doll and photographs relating to the experiences of Elzbieta Lusthaus after the war when she and her mother Helena, who survived in hiding in Poland, were reunited with her father Edmund in Ancona, Italy, where he was stationed with the 2nd Polish Corps, British Army. Accretion: Purse which belonged to Zofia Schiff (donor's maternal grandmother)
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 and 2014 by Elizabeth Lusthaus Strassburger.
Date
1945-1951 May
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Large doll with long blond hair given to a former hidden child by her father when reunited postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2013.459.1

Geography
received: Ancona (Italy)
Date
received:  1945 September

Lusthaus family photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2013.459.2

Date
after 1945

Floral tapestry purse saved by a hidden child

Object | Accession Number: 2013.459.3

Geography
received: Tarnow ghetto; Tarnow (Wojewodztwo Malopolskie, Poland)
Date
received:  1942
creation:  approximately 1920
Floral tapestry purse saved by a hidden child
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-04 15:04:34
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