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Henry Morgenthau family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, extensive personal and official correspondence, documents, photographs, research notes, audiotapes, books, and a DVD copy of home movies related to the experiences of the Morgenthau family. The collection includes material related to the Ottoman Empire and Armenian genocide, the family's long relationship with the Roosevelts, the Treasury Department, and the pre-war, wartime, and post-war lives of members of the family as well as family history research, collected documents, and transcripts of oral histories created and compiled by Henry Morgenthau III.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2015 by Henry Morgenthau III.
Date
1870-2005
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Morgenthau Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2015.255


Morgenthau family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.255.1

Date
1860-2005  (inclusive)
1930-1950  (bulk)

Bronze Star medal with box and certificate awarded to a Jewish American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.2 a-c

Date
1945 January 01-1945 February 28  (commemoration)
Bronze Star medal with box and certificate awarded to a Jewish American soldier

Two dog tags and a chain worn by a Jewish American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.3

Date
approximately 1941-1945  (use)
Two dog tags and a chain worn by a Jewish American soldier

US Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment Toujours Pret pin worn by a Jewish American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.4

Geography
manufacture : New York
Date
approximately 1943-1945  (use)
US Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment Toujours Pret pin worn by a Jewish American soldier

US Army 2nd Cavalry regimental pin worn by a Jewish American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.5

Date
approximately 1944-1945  (use)
US Army 2nd Cavalry regimental pin worn by a Jewish American soldier

US Army 2nd Cavalry captain's insignia worn by a Jewish American soldier

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.6

Date
approximately 1944-1945  (use)
US Army 2nd Cavalry captain's insignia worn by a Jewish American soldier

Vote for Morgenthau sash

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.7


Embroidered tablecloth

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.8


Name Badge and Ribbon

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.10


Photograph of woman and child attached to curved glass

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.11


Metal framed portrait of unidentified girl

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.12


Metal framed portrait of unidentified older woman

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.13


Framed portrait of unidentified young woman

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.14

Date
1916  (creation)

Framed photograph of Shlomo Aaron Fatman

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.15


Framed photograph of Henry Morgenthau and Henry Morgenthau Jr

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.16

Date
approximately 1890

Metal framed portait of child

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.17

Date
after 1800-before 1899

Framed painted portrait, likely of Henry Morgenthau III

Object | Accession Number: 2015.255.18

Date
approximately 1923  (creation)
 
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