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Ester Rachel Kaminska Theater Museum Collection

Remnants of the Theater Museum are Discovered by the U.S. Army after World War II

1947.01 - New York - Opening the first crates of rescued materials at the Manischewitz company warehouse - Elkin, Niger, Weinreich.tif

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Remnants of the Theater Museum are Discovered by the U.S. Army after World War II

Description

After the war, the American Monument Men discovered thousands of feet of material that they traced to the YIVO Institute of Jewish Research. In 1954, the materials arrived in large crates and were temporarily housed in Manischewitz's Factory.

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Citation

“Remnants of the Theater Museum are Discovered by the U.S. Army after World War II,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 3, 2022, https://ataleoftwomuseums.yivo.org/items/show/2968.
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