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Frank Meissner collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of pins and medals, documents, correspondence, photographs, and a publication relating to the experiences of Frank Meissner before the Holocaust in Trest, Czechoslovakia, during the Holocaust when he emigrated to Scandinavia, and during and after the war in Great Britain when he served n the Czech Air Force for the Czech government in exile.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Margit Meissner, the wife of Frank Meissner.
Date
1939-1946
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Frank Meissner papers

Document | Accession Number: 2004.692.1

Date
1938-1995  (inclusive)
Frank Meissner papers

Enameled stickpin for the Studiosorum World Congress owned by a former Czech Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2004.692.2

Geography
received : Prague (Czech Republic)
Date
1946  (commemoration)
Enameled stickpin for the Studiosorum World Congress owned by a former Czech Jewish soldier

Czech lion coat of arms cap badge owned by a Jewish veteran of the Czech Air Force in exile

Object | Accession Number: 2004.692.3

Geography
issue : Great Britain
Date
1944-1945  (commemoration)
Czech lion coat of arms cap badge owned by a Jewish veteran of the Czech Air Force in exile

Czech Air Force pilot badge issued to a Jewish veteran

Object | Accession Number: 2004.692.4

Date
1944-1945  (commemoration)
Czech Air Force pilot badge issued to a Jewish veteran

Wreath shaped badge owned by a Jewish veteran of the Air Force for the Czech government in exile

Object | Accession Number: 2004.692.5

Date
approximately 1944-1945  (commemoration)
Wreath shaped badge owned by a Jewish veteran of the Air Force for the Czech government in exile

1st Anniversary commemorative pin for the victims of Theresienstadt acquired by a Czech Jewish survivor

Object | Accession Number: 2004.692.6

Geography
received : Terezin (Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic)
Date
1945 September 16-1946 May 12  (commemoration)
1st Anniversary commemorative pin for the victims of Theresienstadt acquired by a Czech Jewish survivor
 
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