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John Butzke family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a teddy bear, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Hans (later John) Butzke and his parents Julius and Netty before and during the war in Vienna, Austria, and in Panama and the United States following their 1940 immigration.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Richard Butzke and Eva Butzke Wein, the son and granddaughter of John Butzke.
Date
1899-2000
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Butzke family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2014.350.1

Date
inclusive:  1899-2000

Steiff teddy bear used to smuggle valuables out of Vienna

Object | Accession Number: 2014.350.2

Geography
manufacture: Giengen (Germany)
received: Vienna (Austria)
Date
manufacture:  1925-1935
use:  1940
Steiff teddy bear used to smuggle valuables out of Vienna
 
Record last modified: 2016-10-25 15:42:55
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