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MS St. Louis captain's hat

Object | Accession Number: 1991.167.1

Captain's hat worn by Captain Gustav Schröder of the MS St. Louis, captain of the ship on its ill-fated voyage that left Hamburg, Germany, on May 13, 1939, for Cuba, from where it was forced to return a few weeks later to Europe. The cap was given to Herbert Karliner, a twelve year old passenger on that voyage, by Rolf Ernst Schroeder, Captain Schröder's nephew, at a reunion of MS St. Louis survivors in 1989.

Date
approximately 1930-1939  (use)
Classification
Dress Accessories
Category
Headgear
Object Type
Hats (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Herbert Karliner
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:55
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