Pillowcase saved from a Jewish shop
Furnishings and Furniture
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rodica and Paul Burg
Pillowcase which belonged to Lori Kohn in Bucharest, Romania. In the period between August 1940 and June 1941, the Antonescu government issued orders to confiscate different types of Jewish property; The Chamber of Commerce eliminated Jews from the textile industry by expropriating the businesses and the merchandise. Mrs. Kohn defied the orders and kept a few items from her store, among them this pillowcase.
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Also in Lori Kohn collection
The collection consists of a pillowcase and a photograph relating to the experiences of Lori Kohn in Bucharest, Romania, during the Holocaust.
Date: approximately 1940
Contains a photographic portrait of Mrs. Lori Kohn, who was born in Galatji, Romania in 1886 and later lived in Bucharest.