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Commemorative medallion

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.24

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    The commemorative medallion was retreived by PFC David F. Busch, an American soldier who was stationed in Europe during WWII. It commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Leipzig-Dresden railway, April 24, 1937.
    Date
    issue:  1937-1937
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tara Barenok

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Decorative Arts
    Category
    Souvenirs
    Physical Description
    Circular terra cotta colored clay medallion with an image of a train one onse side surrounded by the words "Leipzig-Dresdener Eisenbahn 100 Jahre." The other side has an eagle and swastika surrounded by the words "24 April 1837" and "24 April 1937."
    Dimensions
    overall: | Diameter: 1.437 inches (3.65 cm)
    Materials
    overall : clay

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The commemorative medallion was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Tara Barenok, the great-niece of David F. Busch.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-31 10:46:41
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