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The owner of the Yellow Star was interned at the Westerbork Concentration Camp.
Badges were identifiers that Jews were ordered to wear in Nazi German-occupied areas beginning in 1939. Depending on the area, it took the form of an armband or a patch and used local terminology for the word "Jew".
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[artist unknown]: Yellow Star, “Jood”, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 2006.171.