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    Collection Summary
    The Kovary and Neuhaus families collection includes medals, ribbons, pins, a leather wallet, a leather portfolio, a set of silver ice cream spoons, and family papers documenting the Holocaust-era experiences of the Kovary family from Bratislava and the Neuhaus family from Hamburg.
    Provenance
    Vally and Myra Kovary donated the Kovary and Neuhaus families collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009, 2010, 2015, and 2019.
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    US Army American Campaign Medal and ribbon bar with presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.2 a-c

    Geography
    issue: United States
    Date
    commemoration:  1941-1945
    emigration:  1940 February
    US Army American Campaign Medal and ribbon bar with presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    US Army Victory Medal, two ribbon bars and presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.3 a-d

    Geography
    issue: United States
    Date
    issue:  1945 July 06-1946 December 31
    commemoration:  1941-1945
    emigration:  1940 February
    US Army Victory Medal, two ribbon bars and presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    US Army Good Conduct Medal, 3 ribbon bars, and 3 ribbons awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.4 a-g

    Geography
    issue: United States
    Date
    commemoration:  1943-1946
    emigration:  1940 February
    US Army Good Conduct Medal, 3 ribbon bars, and 3 ribbons awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    World Congress of Esperanto stickpin with an image of soldier upon a green star owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.5

    Geography
    issue: Esperanto conference; Vienna (Austria)
    Date
    commemoration:  1924
    emigration:  1940 February
    World Congress of Esperanto stickpin with an image of soldier upon a green star owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club metal plaque with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.6

    Geography
    issue: Bratislava (Slovakia)
    Date
    commemoration:  1938 January 09
    emigration:  1940 February
    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club metal plaque with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club (BKB) stickpin with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.7

    Geography
    issue: Bratislava (Slovakia)
    Date
    emigration:  1940 February
    received:  approximately 1935
    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club (BKB) stickpin with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Hakoah Sports Club stickpin with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.8

    Geography
    issue: Bratislava (Slovakia)
    Date
    received:  approximately 1935
    emigration:  1940 February
    Hakoah Sports Club stickpin with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    US Army Good Conduct lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.9

    Geography
    issue: United States
    Date
    issue:  1943-1946
    emigration:  1940 February
    US Army Good Conduct lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    US Army Honorable Service lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.10

    Geography
    issue: United States
    Date
    issue:  1946-1946
    emigration:  1940 February
    US Army Honorable Service lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club stickpin (BKB) with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee to the US

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.11

    Geography
    issue: Vienna (Austria)
    Date
    received:  approximately 1935
    emigration:  1940 February
    Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club stickpin (BKB) with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee to the US

    World Congress of Esperanto medallion with an image of woman and a view of Budapest owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.12

    Geography
    received: Esperanto conference; Budapest (Hungary)
    Date
    commemoration:  1929
    emigration:  1940 February
    World Congress of Esperanto medallion with an image of woman and a view of Budapest owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Brown leather wallet with laced edges used by a Czech Jewish refugee during his service in the US Army

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.13

    Geography
    use: United States
    Date
    emigration:  1940 February
    use:  1943-1946
    Brown leather wallet with laced edges used by a Czech Jewish refugee during his service in the US Army

    Red leather portfolio used by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.14

    Date
    emigration:  1940 February
    Red leather portfolio used by a Czech Jewish refugee

    Kovary and Neuhaus families papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2009.364.15

    Date
    inclusive:  1890-2013

    Document holder

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.16

    Document holder

    Leather pouch

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.17

    Leather pouch

    Dog tags

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.18

    Dog tags

    Social Security identification tag

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.19

    Social Security identification tag

    Pocket mirror with photographic image

    Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.20

    Pocket mirror with photographic image

    Silver ice cream serving spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.1

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream serving spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.2

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.3

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.4

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.5

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.6

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.7

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.8

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.9

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.10

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.11

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.12

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.13

    Date
    emigration:  1939 February
    Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

    Portrait drawing

    Object | Accession Number: 2019.199.2


    Portrait drawing

    Object | Accession Number: 2019.199.3

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