SS Bergensfjord sailor's ribbon
- Object Type
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fritz Goldschmidt
The sailor's ribbon is from a Norwegian ship, the"SS Bergensfjord," on which the donor and his parents travelled to the United States in 1939. The ribbon is made from black fabric decorated with the phrase,"S.S. Bergensfjord," in gold lettering and a red, white, and blue Norwegian flag.
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Also in Fritz Goldschmidt collection
Consists of documents, photographs, a book, and a ribbon relating to the life of the Goldschmidt family before the Holocaust, their escape from Germany in 1939, and their subsequent emigration to the United States.
Consists of documents issued to Fritz Goldschmidt, including one passport issued on 25 Sept.1939, one Kennkarte issued on 30 January 1939; one certificate of vaccination, issued on 7 May 1928; one school diploma dated 1937-1938; one document issued on 31 May 1939, by the Jewish Community in Berlin, admitting Mr. Goldschmidt to the 6th grade; two documents relating to the his petition for naturalization in the United States; two photographs of the his parents; one photograph of Mr. Goldschmidt with his mother and older brother; and one newspaper clipping with an image of the Bergenfjord, the Norwegian ship on which the the family travelled from Oslo, Norway, to the United States in 1939.
The book is a novel for Jewish youth describing life on a kibbutz in Palestine. Fritz Goldschmidt inscribed the book with his name and address on the inside front cover. He carried the book with him on his journey from Berlin, Germany, to the United States in 1939