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Kovary and Neuhaus families collection

Collection
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.
Date
1890-2013
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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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