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Kurt Schlesinger family collection

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    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.
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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
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:26:56
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