1. Miniature mother of pearl compass carried by an Austrian refugee family

  2. Engraved silver 5 piece cutlery set carried by a Kindertransport refugee

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn524363
    • English
    • a : 7.000 x 1.500 in. (17.78 x 3.81 cm.) b : 5.875 x 1.375 in. (14.923 x 3.493 cm.) c : 6.750 x 0.875 in. (17.145 x 2.223 cm.) d : 8.500 x 0.875 in. (21.59 x 2.223 cm.) e : 9.500 x 12.125 in. (24.13 x 30.798 cm.)
  3. Button from a World War I British military uniform found by a young Jewish refugee in Belgium

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn517555
    • English
    • overall : 0.880 x 0.880 x 0.630 in. (2.235 x 2.235 x 1.6 cm.) Circular, copper alloy button. The front is convex with a raised design of the British Royal Coat of Arms: the shield of Great Britain, with a dexter crowned English lion on the left and a sinister Scottish unicorn on the right. Above the shield are the imperial crown and a standing guardant lion wearing the imperial crown. The shield is encircled by an embossed banner, with a 2nd banner below the feet of the lion and unicorn. The back has a lug through 2 holes in the center with English text engraved around the border. Metal buttons (lcsh)

    Button with the Royal Coat of Arms found by 10 year old old Joseph Schadur in the sand dunes near Oostduinkerke, Belgium, where he and his sister spent summer vacations. The button is from the uniform of a British soldier from the First World War. Joseph's father, Michel, left Germany in 1935 because the Nazi government's anti-Jewish policies were making it dangerous to live there. His wife, Manja, their 2 children, Joseph and his 4 year old sister, Benita, and his mother joined him in Antwerp, Belgium, in January 1936. After the Germans occupied Belgium in May 1940, the family was forced t...

  4. Button from a World War I British military uniform found in the sand by a young Jewish refugee in Belgium

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn517556
    • English
    • overall : 1.000 x 1.000 x 0.500 in. (2.54 x 2.54 x 1.27 cm.) Circular, copper alloy button.The front is convex with a raised design of the British Royal Coat of Arms: the shield of Great Britain, with a dexter crowned English lion on the left and a sinister Scottish unicorn on the right. Above the shield are the imperial crown and a standing guardant lion wearing the imperial crown. The shield is encircled by an embossed banner, with a 2nd banner below the feet of the lion and unicorn. The back has a lug through 2 holes in the center with English text engraved around the border. Metal buttons (lcsh)

    Button with the Royal Coat of Arms found by 10 year old old Joseph Schadur in the sand dunes near Oostduinkerke, Belgium, where he and his sister spent summer vacations. The button is from the uniform of a British soldier from the First World War. Joseph's father, Michel, left Germany in 1935 because the Nazi government's anti-Jewish policies were making it dangerous to live there. His wife, Manja, their 2 children, Joseph and his 4 year old sister, Benita, and his mother joined him in Antwerp, Belgium, in January 1936. After the Germans occupied Belgium in May 1940, the family was forced t...

  5. Button from his military uniform given by a British soldier to a young Jewish refugee

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn517557
    • English
    • overall : 1.000 x 1.000 x 0.380 in. (2.54 x 2.54 x 0.965 cm.) Circular, copper alloy button. The front is convex with a raised design of the British Royal Coat of Arms: the shield of Great Britain, with a dexter crowned English lion on the left and a sinister Scottish unicorn on the right. Above the shield are the imperial crown and a statant guardant lion wearing the imperial crown at the top. The shield is encircled by an embossed banner, with a 2nd banner beneath the feet of the lion and unicorn. The back has a lug which goes through 2 holes in the center. There is English text around the border. Metal buttons (lcsh)

    Button with the Royal Coat of Arms which a British soldier pulled off his greatcoat and gave to 12 year old old Joseph Schadur on May 16, 1940, in Le Parcq, France. Joseph and his family had just fled Belgium following the Germany invasion.They stopped to consider their route in Le Parcq where they met a large number of British troops. When Joseph's father told one soldier that he was thinking of going toward Dunkirk on the coast, the soldier advised him to go south. He gave him gasoline saying that he did not need it since they were heading across the Channel. Joseph's father, Michel, left...

  6. Brown alligator leather holder used by Kindertransport refugee

  7. Deutsches Land boxed card deck carried by a Kindertransport refugee

    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • irn88306
    • English
    • a : 1.000 x 3.500 x 1.125 in. (2.54 x 8.89 x 2.858 cm.) b : 1.000 x 3.625 x 5.125 in. (2.54 x 9.208 x 13.017 cm.) c-ax : 4.750 x 3.125 in. (12.065 x 7.938 cm.)
  8. Plastic amber bead bracelet worn by a Kindertransport refugee

  9. Pink ribbon garter owned by a Kindertransport refugee

  10. Pink ribbon garter owned by a Kindertransport refugee

  11. Black suitcase with leather trim used by a German Jewish Kindertransport refugee