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What gives life to a museum exhibit? More than anything, physical artifacts represent the heart and soul of the stories museums try to tell. From dress sketches to still images to original documents, these artifacts serve as the backbone of Stitching History from the Holocaust. This page provides an opportunity to take a closer look at the items that populate our digital exhibit.

  • Collection: Stitching History from the Holocaust

Illustration of a dress design

Illustration of a dress design

A letter from Hedwig Strnad's husband to Alvin Strnad, thanking him for starting the process to obtain an Affidavit of Necessity for Hedwig Strnad, and requesting Fashion magazines from Paris

Illustration of a dress design

Photograph of Hedy and Paul Strnad outside

Three maps illustrating Central Europe between 1815 and 1835

Biographical details of Hedwig Strnad, Holocaust victim, submitted to Yad Vashem by her niece, Brigitte Rohaczek
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