Pajama set owned by a Czech Jewish girl who escaped on a Kindertransport

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2014.512.2 a-d
  • 2017.634
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

a: Height: 25.000 inches (63.5 cm) | Width: 19.000 inches (48.26 cm)

b: Height: 35.000 inches (88.9 cm) | Width: 25.000 inches (63.5 cm)

c: Height: 23.500 inches (59.69 cm) | Width: 13.000 inches (33.02 cm)

Archival History

The pajama set was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Alice Ebserstark Masters.


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Alice Masters

Scope and Content

Pajama top and pants, and bag belonging to Alice Ebserstark who, with her sisters Ella and Josephine, escaped Czechoslovakia in 1939 on a Kindertransport to England arranged by Nicholas Winton.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

a. Cotton pajama top with vertical white and dark red stripes and a striped pocket on the left breast with the letter A. b. Cotton pajama pants with vertical white and dark red stripes. c. White cotton bag d: white button detached from bag




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