A final love letter, written by a wife to her husband, pleads with him to take care of their son, her “golden boy.” A young boy’s teddy bear secretly held jewelry inside, which helped the refugee family restart their lives in America. Every artifact in our collection tells its own rich story. Together, they offer a glimpse into the millions of lives shattered by the Nazi regime.
On Ask A Curator Day, join Museum experts for a Facebook Live conversation to learn how the seemingly ordinary objects, many once belonging to victims and survivors of the Holocaust, reveal powerful stories of tragedy, survival, and hope.
Judith Cohen, Chief Acquisitions Curator, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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