1 page, double-sided. Document is a Displaced Persons index card for Judith Winkler, issued by the Allied Expeditionary Force. It is numbered G 11228281. 'NOT A PASS' written across the card on the diagonal. Holder's name is written in blue ink, and her signature appears below it in pencil. On verso, printed text advises holder to keep card at all times "to assist your safe return home". Narrative: Judith Winkler was born in Hungary. She was deported to Auschwitz on July 9, 1944 and was liberated on May 14, 1945 in Dachau. After the war she lived in the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp until her brother found her and took her to Ainring Displaced Persons Camp. He was living there with Mendel Berlach; both men had survived a death march together. Judith and Mendel married in March 1947.
Yellow star badge : yellow, black ; Ht: 3,75 in. x W: 3,5 in.
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May 9, 1942-May 5, 1945
Piece of cloth in the shape of a six pointed star, printed with the outline of a Star of David. Fabric is stretched onto a cardboard support. Narrative: Flora Pfeiffer stretched the Star on cardboard and attached a sling to be able to change it on her uniform as a nurse. It was worn in concentration camps Westerbork (The Netherlands) and Bergen-Belsen (Germany).
253 pages, hardcover. First edition, third printing of the Dirary of Anne Frank.Red cover with blue-beige border and lettering, with visible fibres. Plain blue-beige back cover with visible fibres. Spine has red lettering. Inside cover pages are beige with darker warp and weft pattern. Diary format with a b&w photograph of the author is located opposite the title page. 2 return address stamps on the publishing information page, with handwritten inscription.
Photograph : paper : black, white ; Ht: 25,4 cm x W: 21,5 cm
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b&w, white border. Outdoors. Young man in a suit and tie and a well-dressed young woman standing on the sidewalk by a building in the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam. He has a Star of David sewn on his jacket.
b&w photograph, outdoor, two women standing next to each other in the street next to a building's entrance. Location is the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam. Both women are wearing a yellow star badge. Women are Herman de Leeuw’s sisters, on the left: Rachel (Shelley) and on the right Jetty (Henrietta).
b&w, white border. Outdoors, landscape format.Portrait of a bride (Flora Mendels, born October 15th, 1919) and groom (Salomon Schrijver) on their wedding day. Negative for this picture is Acc#1995.18.6-2 (Un,Rec#8445). The bride and groom are in the centre front of the picture. He is wearing a top hat, a white shirt with wing collar, a striped tie, a black coat with a white (?) flower on his lapel. On the left side of his coat is sewn a yellow star marked with the word Jood (Jew). Behind him on the left corner of the picture one can see the faces of one boy and one young man probably attending the wedding. His bride is standing on his left. She is wearing a white wedding dress whith a see-through neckline with applique white flowers and a white veil decorated with white fabric flowers. She is holding a bouquet of white (?) flowers. Behind her left shoulder one can see a woman who is probably part of the wedding party.
Narrative: The wedding is taking place during the Nazi occupaton of the Netherlands. Jews in The Netherlands were forced to wear the star of David since May 1942. The wedding ceremony took place at the Great Synagogue of Amsterdam (known as the Great Shul). The ceremonial dedication of the synagogue took place on 25 March 1671. Theirs was one of the last weddings performed at the Great synagogue before the German occupying forces ordered the synagogue to close (September 1943). Salomon and Flora were first deported to the transit camp of Westerbork (The Netherlands) and from there to the death camp of Sobibor (Poland) where they were killed. Their approximate date of death is July 09th, 1943.