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Ruth Danzig Rauch collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of badges, luggage tags, purse, suitcase, storybook, prayer book, and documents relating to the experiences of Ruth Danzig before, during, and after the Holocaust as a Kindertransport refugee from Munich, Germany, to the United Kingdom, and her 1944 emigration to the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by Steven Frank, the cousin of Ruth Danzig Rauch.
Date
1939 June-1951 June
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Ruth Danzig Rauch papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.454.1

Date
inclusive:  1938-1993
bulk:  1938-1956
Ruth Danzig Rauch papers

Small yellow suitcase used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.2

Date
use:  1939 June
Small yellow suitcase used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Red leather purse used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.3

Geography
received: Munich (Germany)
Date
received:  1939 June

Handmade storybook by a German Jewish girl rescued by the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.4

Date
emigration:  1939 June

Girl Guide enrollment promise trefoil badge received by a young German Jewish girl rescued on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.5

Geography
manufacture: London (England)
Date
received:  after 1939 June-before 1944

Public School Athletic League Winged Victory achievement badge received by a German Jewish teenage refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.6

Geography
received: New York (N.Y.)
Date
received:  approximately 1945-approximately 1950

Brown leather luggage tag used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.7

Geography
received: Vienna (Austria)
Date
use:  1939 June

Brown leather luggage tag used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.8

Geography
received: Vienna (Austria)
Date
use:  1939 June

Leather luggage tag used by a young German Jewish girl on the Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2012.454.9

Geography
received: Vienna (Austria)
Date
use:  1939 June

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.454.10

Geography
publication: London (England)
Date
publication/distribution:  1906
 
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