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Gold link chain necklace received by a refugee in a displaced persons camp upon the birth of her daughter

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Necklace given to Bronia Kirsch in 1946 on the occasion of the birth of her daughter, Sarah, while she was living in the displaced persons camp in Ansbach, Germany. She met and married Morris Kirsch, also a displaced person from Poland, in 1945 in Feldafing, Germany. The family emigrated to the United States in 1950.

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  • Title: Gold link chain necklace received by a refugee in a displaced persons camp upon the birth of her daughter
  • Provenance: The necklace was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2008 by Sarah Kirsch, the daughter of Bronia and Morris Kirsch.
  • Subject Keywords: Jewish refugees--Germany. Refugee camps--Germany--Ansbach (Mittelfranken) World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Germany. Jewish families--Germany.
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: Chain made of flat gold-colored metal links. There is no clasp, but seem to be markings on end.

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