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Vice President Henry A. Wallace collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a briefcase, two ribbons, a stamp, two portfolios of handmade miniature textiles, documents, artwork, books, photographs, and fliers relating to the French Resistance during WWII and presented to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace in France after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Ann Cornell, the granddaughter of former Vice President Henry A. Wallace.
Date
1940-1947
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Union des femmes françaises portfolio

Document | Accession Number: 2017.362.1

Date
inclusive:  1943-1947
Union des femmes françaises portfolio

Burgundy Hermès briefcase given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.2

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Burgundy Hermès briefcase given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Painting of a figure bound to a pole given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.3

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Painting of a figure bound to a pole given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Text only German exchange hand stamp given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.4

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Text only German exchange hand stamp given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Red, white and blue ribbon given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.5

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Red, white and blue ribbon given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Red white and blue ribbon with the ends tied together given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.6

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Red white and blue ribbon with the ends tied together given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Red white and blue ribbon with the ends tied together given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.7

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Red white and blue ribbon with the ends tied together given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Portfolio of handmade French Resistance mementos given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.8

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Portfolio of handmade French Resistance mementos given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Portfolio of French Resistance mementos given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans

Object | Accession Number: 2017.362.9

Geography
received: Sorbonne; Paris (France)
Date
received:  1947
Portfolio of French Resistance mementos given to former Vice President Henry A. Wallace by female French partisans
 
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