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Maccabi Sports Club lapel pin from prewar Berlin owned by a Jewish refugee boy

Object | Accession Number: 2005.379.8

Lapel pin from a children's Maccabi sports club given to 7 year old Joseph Schadur when he lived in Berlin, Germany, with his family in the 1930s. Joseph's father, Michel, left Germany in 1935 because the Nazi government's anti-Jewish policies were making it dangerous to live there. His wife, Manja, their 2 children, Joseph and his 4 year old sister, Benita, and his mother joined him in Antwerp, Belgium, in January 1936. After the Germans occupied Belgium in May 1940, the family was forced to flee once more. Traveling by private car, they eventually made their way to Lisbon, Portugal. They sailed for New York on board the SS Exeter on February 21, 1941.

Date
1934  (received)
1941 February 21  (emigration)
Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Classification
Jewelry
Category
Pins (Jewelry)
Object Type
Stickpins (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joseph Shadur
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:03
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