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Josef Pistiner family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of badges, wallets, watercolors, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed materials related to the experiences of Josef Pistiner and his family, including his parents, Aron and Taube, and brother, Max, before the Holocaust in Galicia, Bukovina, and Berlin and during the Holocaust in Berlin, their 1939 emigration via China to the United States, as well as documents from Josef Pistiner’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II, and restitution files from the 1960s-1970s.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Arona Pistiner.
Date
1899-2000
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Pistiner family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.187.1

Date
inclusive:  1899-2000
bulk:  1908-1972
Pistiner family papers




Green leather wallet used by Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2016.187.5

Green leather wallet used by Jewish refugees

Cardboard cover used to hold identication by Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2016.187.6

Cardboard cover used to hold identication by Jewish refugees

Watercolor of three men relaxing at a table

Object | Accession Number: 2016.187.7

Watercolor of three men relaxing at a table

Watercolor of men watching a chess match

Object | Accession Number: 2016.187.8

Watercolor of men watching a chess match
 
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