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John and Gisela Marx Eden collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a manicure set, stuffed koala bear, suitcase, wristwatch, two scrolls, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Gisela Marx and her family before the Holocaust in Dulken, Germany and during the Holocaust in England, and two candlesticks, a lapel pin, and photographs relating to the experiences of Hans Eibuschitz (John Eden) and his family before the Holocaust in Czechoslovakia and during the Holocaust in England.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 and 2014 by The George Washington University, which received them as a bequest from the Estate of John P. Eden.
Date
1855-1945
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Gisela Eden papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.476.1

Date
inclusive:  1939-1995

Green painted aluminum trunk used by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.2

Geography
manufacture: Great Britain
received: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  1939 August
Green painted aluminum trunk used by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Silver floral embossed candlestick acquired by a former Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.3

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
Date
creation:  1855
Silver floral embossed candlestick acquired by a former Kindertransport refugee

Silver floral embossed candlestick acquired by a former Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.4

Geography
creation: Vienna (Austria)
Date
creation:  1855
Silver floral embossed candlestick acquired by a former Kindertransport refugee

Set of four manicure tools in a red case brought by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.5 a-e

Geography
manufacture: Austria
manufacture: Germany
manufacture: Italy
received: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  1939 August
Set of four manicure tools in a red case brought by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Royal Air Force sweetheart's wings pin acquired by a Czech Jewish Kindertransport refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.6

Geography
received: Great Britain
Date
received:  1944-1945
Royal Air Force sweetheart's wings pin acquired by a Czech Jewish Kindertransport refugee

Wristwatch with red band and a red pouch taken by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.7 a-b

Geography
manufacture: Germany
received: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  1939 August
Wristwatch with red band and a red pouch taken by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Bear, a stuffed koala bear, with modern covering, carried by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.8 a-b

Geography
received: Germany
received: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  1939 August
Bear, a stuffed koala bear, with modern covering, carried by a German Jewish girl on a Kindertransport

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 2013.476.9

Geography
publication: Stettin (Germany)
recovery: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1941
recovered:  1950

Parchment prayer scroll with cover buried then recovered postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2013.476.10 a-b

Geography
publication: Stettin (Germany)
recovery: Dulken (Viersen, Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1941
recovered:  1950
Parchment prayer scroll with cover buried then recovered postwar
 
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