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Ellis Gordon collection

Collection
Collection Summary
Invitation Card to a Gala Concert to aid the Danish Refugees in Sweden at the Metropolitan Opera House held on Thursday evening, February 17th, 1944. Lists participating artists, prices, special guests, contact for tickets. "There are about 11,000 Danish Refugees in Sweden who have fled Gestapo terror, they must be fed, clothed, housed until Denmark is free again. Denmark is not yet in the Nation-wide National War Fund Drive, as this unfortunately was closed before the latest tragedy to our country occurred, therefore this Benefit Concert has been arranged by Lauritz Melchior to help relieve the suffering of his countrymen. Please help by attending." Collection also includes an envelope.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Ellis D. Gordon.
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Invitation card to a Gala Concert to aid Danish refugees in Sweden

Object | Accession Number: 1990.302.1 b

Date
received:  1944 February 17
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-24 12:26:30
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