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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, the Netherlands, and the United States 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 Honor & Iron Crosses buttonhole ribbon bar with Combatant’s swords awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.1

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
issue:  after 1934 July 13-1944
World War I Honor & Iron Crosses buttonhole ribbon bar with Combatant’s swords awarded to a German Jewish soldier

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

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1914-1948
issue:  after 1914 August 05
World War I Iron Cross 2nd class combatant’s medal with ribbon awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 combatant veteran service medal awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.3

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
issue:  1934 July 13-1944
Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 combatant veteran service medal awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 non-combatant veteran service buttonhole ribbon bar awarded to a German Jewish soldier

Object | Accession Number: 1988.156.1.4

Geography
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
issue:  1934 July 13-1944
Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 non-combatant veteran service buttonhole ribbon bar 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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