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Republic of Czechoslovakia, paper currency, 50 korun note owned by a Hungarian Jewish former concentration camp inmate 2012.409.13 back

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, United States

Fifty korun note bank note that belonged to Ladislav Glattstein. Ladislav, 18, and his family lived in Munkacs, Czechoslovakia (Mukacheve, Ukraine), when it annexed by Hungary in fall 1938. In 1942, Ladislav was conscripted into a Hungarian forced labor battalion. He was sent to Nagybana labor camp, and, in 1944, to the Ukraine and Balf labor camp. In January 1945, Ladislav was transported to Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, and in March, via death march to Gunskirchen subcamp. The camp was liberated by the US Third Army on May 5, 1945. Ladislav's father Julius and his sisters, Edith and Klari, were deported to Auschwitz in May 1944; only Edith survived. Ladislav emigrated to El Paso, Texas, with the assistance of his maternal grandparents and uncles in June 1946.

Fifty korun note bank note that belonged to Ladislav Glattstein. Ladislav, 18, and his family lived in Munkacs, Czechoslovakia (Mukacheve, Ukraine), when it annexed by Hungary in fall 1938. In 1942, Ladislav was conscripted into a Hungarian forced labor battalion. He was sent to Nagybana labor camp, and, in 1944, to the Ukraine and Balf labor camp. In January 1945, Ladislav was transported to Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, and in March, via death march to Gunskirchen subcamp. The camp was liberated by the US Third Army on May 5, 1945. Ladislav's father Julius and his sisters, Edith and Klari, were deported to Auschwitz in May 1944; only Edith survived. Ladislav emigrated to El Paso, Texas, with the assistance of his maternal grandparents and uncles in June 1946.

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  • Title: Republic of Czechoslovakia, paper currency, 50 korun note owned by a Hungarian Jewish former concentration camp inmate 2012.409.13 back
  • Provenance: The bank note was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Stuart Blaugrund and Cynthia Gladstone., The bank note was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Stuart Blaugrund and Cynthia Gladstone.
  • Subject Keywords: Concentration camp inmates--Austria--Biography. Death marches--Austria--Biography. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Hungary--Personal narratives, Jewish. Holocaust survivors--Texas--El Paso--Biography. Forced labor--Hungary--Biography. Jewish refugees--United States--Biography. World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor--Hungary--Personal narratives, Jewish., Concentration camp inmates--Austria--Biography. Death marches--Austria--Biography. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Hungary--Personal narratives, Jewish. Holocaust survivors--Texas--El Paso--Biography. Forced labor--Hungary--Biography. Jewish refugees--United States--Biography. World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor--Hungary--Personal narratives, Jewish.
  • Type: Exchange Media, Exchange Media
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Laminated, rectangular, offwhite paper currency. The face has a graphic design with a geometric border in purple ink on a green/yellow background. On the left is a realistic portrait of a clean shaven man, General Milan Rastislav Stefanik, in a military uniform with a decorated cap; his name is above the image. To the right are the serial number, Czech text and an engraved signature superimposed on a leafy plant design with the numeric denomination 50 in the background. The denomination 50 is in the upper corners, with text in a banner in the center. The back has a graphic design in blue ink on a yellow background. In the center is a rectangle with a checked border and the numeric denomination 20 with letters on either side; the rectangle has Czech text above and is within a floral design. On the lower center is a rampant lion within a shield, the Coat of Arms of Czechoslovakia. The denomination 20 is in the lower left and right corners. The note is creased and stained., Laminated, rectangular, offwhite paper currency. The face has a graphic design with a geometric border in purple ink on a green/yellow background. On the left is a realistic portrait of a clean shaven man, General Milan Rastislav Stefanik, in a military uniform with a decorated cap; his name is above the image. To the right are the serial number, Czech text and an engraved signature superimposed on a leafy plant design with the numeric denomination 50 in the background. The denomination 50 is in the upper corners, with text in a banner in the center. The back has a graphic design in blue ink on a yellow background. In the center is a rectangle with a checked border and the numeric denomination 20 with letters on either side; the rectangle has Czech text above and is within a floral design. On the lower center is a rampant lion within a shield, the Coat of Arms of Czechoslovakia. The denomination 20 is in the lower left and right corners. The note is creased and stained.

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