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Fred and Juliana Silversmith family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of three dish towels, three spoons, a tallit bag, correspondence, documents, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of Fritz and Juliane Else Silberschmidt (after 1942, Fred and Juliana Silversmith) during the Holocaust when they fled Germany in 1939 for the Netherlands, leaving there in 1940 for the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012, 2014, and 2015 by Peter Silversmith, son of Fred and Juliana Silversmith.
Date
approximately 1927-1939
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Silberschmidt Family Collection

Document | Accession Number: 2012.485.1


Wie sie ernteten : Roman

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.485.2

Geography
publication: Heilbronn (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1913


Red checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.4

Geography
received: Cologne (Germany)
Date
received:  1933
Red checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Red checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.5

Geography
received: Cologne (Germany)
Date
received:  1933
Red checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Black checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.6

Geography
received: Cologne (Germany)
Date
received:  1933
Black checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Black checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.7

Geography
received: Cologne (Germany)
Date
received:  1933
Black checked towel embroidered ES saved by German Jewish refugees

Silver oak patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.8

Geography
manufacture: Germany
Date
emigration:  1939
Silver oak patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Silver fiddle patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.9

Geography
manufacture: Germany
Date
emigration:  1939
Silver fiddle patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Silver fiddle patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.10

Geography
manufacture: Germany
Date
emigration:  1939
Silver fiddle patterned tablespoon saved by German Jewish refugees

Leather tallit pouch made by an inmate in a Dutch detention center

Object | Accession Number: 2012.485.11

Geography
creation: Zeeburgerdijk detention center; Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Date
creation:  after 1939 September
Leather tallit pouch made by an inmate in a Dutch detention center
 
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