Carved box
Gift of Ethel Freiman in memory of Dr. Philip Freiman
Id no. 2001.A.487, Other
US Army doctor Philip Freiman served in the 1st Infantry Division of the US Army in World War II as an army doctor. He provided Italian POWs with medical care and convinced the US Army to feed them pasta, which they missed. As a thank you for his work, they gave him gifts such as walking sticks, boxes, and animal figurines.
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