Shanghai International Settlement pin acquired by a German refugee
- Object Type
Pin-back buttons (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Laura, Carol, and David Schmeidler
Pin owned by Max Schmeidler, who fled Berlin, Germany, for Shanghai, China. It is embossed with the motto of the Shanghai International Settlement, All Joined in One.
Record last modified: 2019-05-07 14:07:01
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Also in Max Schmeidler family collection
The collection consists of a pin, six pieces of currency, correspondence, documents, newspapers, negatives and photographs relating to the experiences of Max Schmeidler who fled Berlin, Germany, for Shanghai, China, during the Holocaust.
The Max Schmeidler papers include biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, newspapers, and clippings documenting Max Schmeidler from Berlin, his training in leather manufacturing in London, his refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust, his service on the Shanghai Municipal Police, his immigration to the United States, and his health and the health of his parents, Laura and Bernhard Schmeidler.
Chinese bank note, 1000 yuan, owned by Max Schmeidler, who fled Berlin, Germany, for Shanghai, China.