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Kurt Schlesinger family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of Honor and Iron Cross medals, buttonhole ribbon bars, correspondence, and documents relating to the experiences of Kurt Schlesinger and his family in Germany before and during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988 by Irene S. Woods, the daughter of Kurt Schlesinger.
Date
1885-1944
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World War I Iron Cross 2nd class combatant’s medal with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.2 a-b

Date
1914-1948  (commemoration)
World War I Iron Cross 2nd class combatant’s medal with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish soldier

World War I Combatant’s Honor Cross medal awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.3

Date
1914-1918  (commemoration)
World War I Combatant’s Honor Cross medal awarded to a German Jewish soldier

World War I Honor Cross buttonhole ribbon bar with Non-Combatant’s cross awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.4

Date
1914-1918  (commemoration)
World War I Honor Cross buttonhole ribbon bar with Non-Combatant’s cross awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Irene Schlesinger passport

Document | Accession Number: 1988.156.2

Date
1939 July 08

Egon Klappholz Woods passport

Document | Accession Number: 1988.156.3

Date
1935 August 02
 
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