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Eldon G. Nicholas collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of an artifact, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Eldon G. Nicholas during his service in the United States Army in Europe during World War II. Accretion received in 2010: Copy print: black and white image of Eldon Nicholas and his assistant in front of their ambulance; Document: Citation Award for Meritorious Service Unit Plaque to the 548th Medical Ambulance Company; Letter: sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to members of the U.S. Army; Document: Welcome newsletter to American soldier arriving overseas; Map of the 36th Infantry Division campaigns in France, Germany and Austria; V-mail letter with envelope: sent by Eldon Nicholas to his family in Michigan, mentions Vittel and "that little monkey"; dated September 26, 1944; Book: "Medical Soldier's Handbook", with handwritten notes, pages, and a pressed flower originally inserted between pages; Photograph: group photo of the 548th Medical Ambulance Company of the U.S. Army during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Donald and Gregory Nicholas, the sons of Eldon G. Nicholas.
Date
1942-1945
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Eldon Nicholas collection

Document | Accession Number: 2009.203.1


Kiki the monkey puppet used by a young US soldier to entertain children in a liberated internment camp

Object | Accession Number: 2009.203.2

Geography
use : Vittel (Concentration camp); Vittel (France)
Date
1944 September 09  (use)
Kiki the monkey puppet used by a young US soldier to entertain children in a liberated internment camp
 
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