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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of wartime drawings, a pocket calendar, correspondence, papers, photographs, and printed materials relating to the experiences of Ernst and Charlotte Vendig, their sons Fritz (Fred) and Heiner (Henry) and their family before and during the Holocaust in Germany, during their unsuccessful 1939 voyage on the M.S. St. Louis, their internment in French detention camps and escape to Switzerland, and their emigration to the United States after the war.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1999 by Fred Vendig and in 2013 by Stephanie Vendig, wife of Fred Vendig.
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    Fred Vendig papers

    Document | Accession Number: 1999.A.0089.1

    Date
    inclusive:  1859-2002
    Fred Vendig papers

    Book written by the Captain of the MS St. Louis and owned by a passenger and German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 1999.317.2

    Geography
    publication: Berlin (Germany)
    Date
    publication:  1949

    Portrait of a pipe smoking man interned at Gurs drawn by another inmate

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.2

    Geography
    creation: Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
    Date
    creation:  after 1940 May-before 1940 December
    Portrait of a pipe smoking man interned at Gurs drawn by another inmate

    German Jewish refugee child's still life of an apple, ashtray, and a smoking pipe

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.3

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944 December 04
    German Jewish refugee child's still life of an apple, ashtray, and a smoking pipe

    Child's drawing of trees along the lake done by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.4

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1945 July 08
    Child's drawing of trees along the lake done by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's sketch of 2 boys parading with a Swiss flag by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.5

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944 December 17
    Child's sketch of 2 boys parading with a Swiss flag by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's watercolor of a house near a lake in the Alps by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.6

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944 April
    Child's watercolor of a house near a lake in the Alps by a  German Jewish refugee

    Child's drawing of 2 houses near the mountains by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.7

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944
    Child's drawing of 2 houses near the mountains by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's sketch of a man listening to a radio drawn by a young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.8

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  approximately 1944-1945
    Child's sketch of a man listening to a radio drawn by a young German Jewish refugee

    Child's drawing of a faraway house by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.9

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  approximately 1944
    Child's drawing of a faraway house by a German Jewish refugee

    Child’s pencil sketch of 2 boys in beds listening to the radio by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.10

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  approximately 1945
    Child’s pencil sketch of 2 boys in beds listening to the radio by a German Jewish refugee

    Child’s drawing of train tracks approaching a tunnel by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.11

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  approximately 1944-1945
    Child’s drawing of train tracks approaching a tunnel by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's drawing of a large ocean liner by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.12

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1945 April
    Child's drawing of a large ocean liner by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's watercolor of a house near a road leading to the Alps by a young Jewish boy

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.13

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944 July 21
    Child's watercolor of a house near a road leading to the Alps by a young Jewish boy

    Child's two sided drawing of a house and 4 watercolor studies by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.14

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  approximately 1945
    Child's two sided drawing of a house and 4 watercolor studies by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's depiction of an imagined aerial battle drawn by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.15

    Geography
    creation: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    creation:  1944
    Child's depiction of an imagined aerial battle drawn by a German Jewish refugee

    Child's collage of a man's face over New York City by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.16

    Date
    creation:  approximately 1946
    Child's collage of a man's face over New York City by a German Jewish refugee

    Black leather photo wallet used by a young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.17

    Geography
    use: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    use:  approximately 1939-approximately 1946
    Black leather photo wallet used by a young German Jewish refugee

    Faux alligator photo wallet used by a young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2013.486.18

    Geography
    use: Maur (Switzerland)
    Date
    use:  approximately 1939-approximately 1946
    Faux alligator photo wallet used by a young German Jewish refugee
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    2023-02-24 12:16:12
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