• The British Museum (London, England)

    The British Museum – Coins and Medals click title to view Almost 600 medals were acquired by the British Museum in London, England from M. Frankenhuis over the years in 1919-1921, mostly the product of German artists. George Hill, the Keeper of the British Museum was keen on acquiring these significant medals for the British Museum Collection since it was not possible for them to obtain from the belligerent countries during the first World War 1914 – 1918. However, as a citizen of neutral Netherlands, M. Frankenhuis was able to procure these medals. Although aliens were barred from England in 1919, these medals were “deemed of value to the nation”…

  • The Kadman Museum (Tel Aviv, Israel)

    Museum and Exhibit Kadman Numismatic Pavillion click title to view The vast store of World War I numismatic material of the Frankenhuis Collection numbering 1600 medals, medalets, and plaques pertaining to World War I and 500 items of World War II was donated in 1961 to the Kadman Numismatic Pavillion of Eretz Israel Museum, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Three years later, a special exhibit entitled: “Five Years of Nazi Domination as Told by Commemorative Medals” was curated. Kadman Museum WWI Centennial Exhibit click title to view A permanent World War I Centennial exhibit of the Frankenhuis Collection medals of World War I was launched in 2016. Selections from the largest…

  • Columbia University Library (New York, U.S.A.)

    Rare Books and Manuscripts Library Frankenhuis Collection of World War I Posters 5,000 posters of World War I, amassed by Maurice Frankenhuis of the Frankenhuis Collection were donated in 1975 to Columbia University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library in New York. Columbia University Libraries Archival Collections World War I posters from a collection of almost 5.000 that survived two world wars, Nazi looting and 26 years in the basement of a West Side apartment house, have been put on display at Columbia University. A gift of the family of a concentration camp survivor, the collection gives Columbia a total of about 8,000 World War I posters, one of the largest…

  • Burgsteinfurt

    July 1966 Every year when I go to Europe I visit the city of Burgsteinfurt and this time again, the middle of July, 1966.I was born in this place on February 24, 1894 in the Kirchstrasze No. 17. This house has now been transformed and quite different compared to what it looked like before.It was an old house. I always was a citizen of the Netherlands, as according to the law, a child takes the nationality of the Father, different to that of the U.S.A. In this country, you are an American when you are born here.When I wanted to immigrate to the U.S.A. prior to the War 1939 –…