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Morgenthau Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2015.255
Collection Summary
The 16mm amateur films taken by Henry Morgenthau, Jr. capture the life of the Morgenthau family from the late 1920s to the 1970s. Vacationing and fun at the family home are re-occurring themes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Henry Morgenthau III
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Morgenthau family leisure activities at their farm in New York

Film | Accession Number: 2015.255 | RG Number: RG-60.1565 | Film ID: 4121

Event Date
late 1920s

FDR campaigns for NY governor; Morgenthau family home movies

Film | Accession Number: 2015.255 | RG Number: RG-60.1566 | Film ID: 4121

Event Date
1926-1932

Morgenthau family visits a dude ranch; Lindbergh welcome home parade in NYC

Film | Accession Number: 2015.255 | RG Number: RG-60.1567 | Film ID: 4121

Event Date
1926-1930

British dignitaries visit DC; FDR and Churchill join the Morgenthaus at their farm to relax; Henry Morgenthau films a spot on war bonds

Film | Accession Number: 2015.255 | RG Number: RG-60.1568 | Film ID: 4121

Event Date
1937-1942

Morgenthau family vacations in Mexico, the Alps, and Israel and at leisure at their farm in New York

Film | Accession Number: 2015.255 | RG Number: RG-60.1569 | Film ID: 4121

Event Date
postwar
 
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