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NYC taxicab medallion

Object | Accession Number: 1994.12.8

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    NYC taxicab medallion

    Overview

    Date
    undated: 
    Geography
    issue: New York (N.Y.)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Inge Rothenberg
    Contributor
    Subject: Benno Rothenberg
    Biography
    Benno Rothenberg was born on September 10, 1904 in Munich, Germany to Isidor Nathan Rothenberg and Franziska Rothenberg (née Feniger-Lindenbaum, b. January 2, 1867). He married Ingeborg Rothenberg. They had two daughters Marion Rothenberg and Inge Rothenberg.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Object Type
    Badges (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    New York City taxi medallion manufactured by Superior Seal and Stamp Co. with top and bottom painted red, issued to "Public Hack Driver 57389" stamped in center.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.810 inches (4.597 cm) | Width: 2.200 inches (5.588 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, paint

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The taxi medallion was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994 by Inge Rothenberg.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-08 14:28:10
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