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Luggage tag for the US used by a Jewish refugee from Vienna

Object | Accession Number: 2015.175.2

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Luggage tag used by Egon Feldmann, who fled Vienna in 1939 with his first wife Elsie and then continued on the the United States. It is for the French Line Transatlantique, 3rd class, from Le Havre to New York via Southhampton.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harriet Feldmann

    Physical Details

    Classification
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    Object Type
    Luggage tags (aat)
    Physical Description
    Oval shaped paper tag with a white flag in the center of a black field, with lettering in red, black and white. A fragment of string is attached. The back has handwritten information filled in under "Paquebot" and "Cabine No."
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm) | Width: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, metal, string

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The luggage tag was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Harriet Feldmann, the widow of Egon Feldmann.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:51:19
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