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Holocaust Spectacles

Holocaust Spectacles

Accession №1987.000.00107
CategorySpectacles
PurposeVision Aids
Specific NameHolocaust Spectacles
Datec1940

Description

Silver-colored, round rim spectacles with flexible temples and black case. Spectacles belonged to Moses Berger and were recovered from the WWII concentration camp located in Bergen-Belsen, Germany. Mr. Berger died at the Buchenwald camp also in Germany. Donors obtained the spectacles through their connection with UNRA, in 1945.

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