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Top hat of a groom with box

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn48153
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Hat box : glued, set, tied, pegged : black, red ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 30 cm x De: 35 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Hat box : glued, set, tied, pegged : black, red ; Ht: 23,5 cm x W: 30 cm x De: 35 cm
Other Title Information
Merchandising T&E
Date
1936
Physical Condition
Poor
Notes
Base is oval, tapering inwards at the bottom like a cone; black exterior with a shiny ribbed red interior. The lid had a lip that bends inwards and fits inside the base; in the centre is an additional ring of cardboard, covered in fabric, to help keep the shape of the hat. Narrative: Top hat was worn on the occasion of the wedding of Julius & Flora Pfeiffer in Essen (Dusseldorf), Germany in 1936.
Accession No.
2012X.49.01
Name Access
Pfeiffer, Dr. Julius & Flora
Places
Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail

Special ambassador of President Truman with Colonel Cummings and Emil Kroo

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn45784
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 7 in. x W: 4 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Photograph : Paper ; Ht: 7 in. x W: 4 in.
Other Title Information
Documentary Artifact
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
b&w with white border, portrait of the special ambassador of President Harry Truman, who was visiting the refugee camp at Fuerth and met with the Camp Director Colonel Cummings and Emil Kroo. Narrative: Donor Emil Kroo is a Holocaust survivor originally from Munkacz (Czech Republic). Emil was in terned in a slave labour cmap in Hungary until 1944. He later met his wife Rosa Magien in Romania. After the war they were in a displaced persons camp in Fürth, Germany. Emil Kroo was the Vice-President of the Central Committee of liberated Jews in the American Zone of Germany. They immigrated to New York in 1950 before settling in Montreal.
Accession No.
2001.17.11
Name Access
Kroo, Emil
Places
Fuerth, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
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