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Abba P. Schwartz, property control director for the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees (left), and Col. William G. Brey, chief of the Foreign Exchange Depository (right), view a crate of gold and silver jewelry confiscated by the Germans during World War II.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 73024

Abba P. Schwartz, property control director for the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees (left), and Col. William G. Brey, chief of the Foreign Exchange Depository (right), view a crate of gold and silver jewelry confiscated by the Germans during World War II.

Original caption reads: "Mr. Abba P. Schwartz, Property Control International Refugee Organization director for international refugee organizations, left, and Colonel William G. Brey, chief, Foreign Exchange Depository, examine assets that were looted from conquered nations. Over a million dollars worth of salvaged gold, silver, and precious metals will be resold and the proceeds used to assist in the rehabilitation of countries from which loot was taken."

Photographer
Jimmie Taylor
Date
1947 September 05
Variant Locale
Frankfort
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2006-02-24 00:00:00
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