An armband worn by a member of the Jewish Ghetto Police.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Armband from a Jewish Ghetto, a "Judischer Ordnungsdienst" [Jewish Ghetto Police] once worn by a member of one of the Auxiliary police units organized in the Jewish ghettos of Europe by local Judenrat councils under orders of the occupying Nazis. Members of the Judischer Ordnungsdienst were the Jews themselves, had no officual uniform other than the armband and a badge, and were not allowed to carry firearms. They were used by the Germans primarily for securing the deportation of other Jews to concentration camps.
A Dutch, yellow Star of David with the word "Jood" [Jew] in the center.
Aluminum identity tag marked Zs.Musz. From Ukrainian forced labor camp with green fabric slip case.
Purple and yellow diamond patch with a 'P' in the center.
A porcelain sign that reads "JEWISH SETTLEMENT AREA. LOITERING FORBIDDEN!" that hung in a Ghetto.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Porcelain sign bearing the printed message: "JEWISH SETTLEMENT AREA. LOITERING FORBIDDEN!" Just as Jews were shunned if not banished from many towns and cities in Nazi-controlled areas, gentiles were not allowed in ghettos.
German, light yellow cloth with black outline and "Jude" stiched in black in the middle.
French, dark yellow cloth with black outline. "Juif" written in black in center.
Gold star with black outline. "Jude" stitched in black in center.
Black star with brown outline; Hebrew words stitched in brown in center. The text embroidered on it is a date - Tu Av/ 5701.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: This may be a reference to the minor Jewish holiday of Tu b'Av which in modern times is a celebration of love (like Valentine's day).
Dark yellow with black outline; "J" in center.
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