Buchenwald Concentration Camp Release Certificate Accession Number: NEKHC:2012.25.7 Object: Buchenwald Concentration Camp Release Certificate Category: Vera Price; The Vera Price Collection; Germany; Poland; Britain; Australia; Refugee; Buchenwald. Physical Description: Brown card; black printed ink; stamped ink. Complete. Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Information: The National Holocaust Centre and Museum takes all reasonable measures to ensure we are not infringing on the rights of others. If you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material from our collections on this website, or you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim, and you believe its use infringes your intellectual property or any other rights, please contact us on [email protected] We endeavour to resolve objections in a timely manner, and will withdraw affected materials from the website until the matter is resolved. The information you provide will be treated as confidential and will be used only in connection with this enquiry. This document forms part of the Vera Price Collection. It is the certificate issued to Alfred Schlesinger on his release from Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Further Information This document was donated by Vera Price. The document is a release certificate from Buchenwald Concentration Camp, dated at the top 3 May 1939. The certificate confirms the release of a Jewish man called Alfred Schlesinger, who would later go on to date Vera’s mother Suse, after the death of Vera's stepfather. By that point Vera and her family were living in the United Kingdom after fleeing Nazi persecution of Jewish people. Alfred had been held in Buchenwald Concentration Camp by the Nazi regime since 28 May 1938, as a ‘protective custody’ prisoner. The certificate confirms his release to Berlin, following orders to that end received on 28 April 1939, and the reverse compels Alfred to report to the State police on his arrival in Berlin. The certificate is stamped with a Berlin stamp dated 5 May 1939.