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Figurine of a man in folk costume playing a clarinet brought to the US by a Jewish refugee from prewar Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2008.362.3

Figurine that belonged to 23 year old Hans Rosenberg (later Reinhardt) when he emigrated from Germany to the United States in 1938 with his sisters, Ava and Gretl. His family decided that Hans and his sisters must leave Germany because of the dangerous anti-Jewish policies of the Nazi government. Hans and his sisters left Berlin in April 1938 for Cuba because they could not get US visas. They arrived safely in New York in May 1938.

Date
1938 April  (received)
Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Woodwork
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Neal Lustig and Peter Lustig
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:53
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