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Isaac Ossowski family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, documents, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of Isaac Ossowski and his family in Germany before the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 by Rabbi Sol Oster, the son of Isaac Ossowski.
Date
1760-1961
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Handpainted linen Torah binder made for a German Jewish boy

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.1

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
creation:  1919 January
commemoration:  1919 January-1919 January
emigration:  1938-1938
Handpainted linen Torah binder made for a German Jewish boy

Circular silver 12 tone pocket watch style pitch pipe and case used by a cantor

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.2 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1910-1938
emigration:  1938-1938
Circular silver 12 tone pocket watch style pitch pipe and case used by a cantor

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.3 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1921-1922
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
received:  1927-1927
Book

Napkin ring with a silver initial S used for Passover seder by a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.4

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1939
Napkin ring with a silver initial S used for Passover seder by a Jewish refugee

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.5

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1801-1802
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Prayer book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.6

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1760
emigration:  1938
Book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.7

Geography
received: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1939
Prayer book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.8 a-c

Geography
received: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1939
1939
Book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.9

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1878
emigration:  1938
Prayer book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.10

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1886
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1900-1943
Prayer book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.11

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1838
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1900-1943
Prayer book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.13

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1900-1943
emigration:  1938
Prayer book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.14

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
Book

Booklet

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.15 a-f

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1891
emigration:  1938
1938
Booklet

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.16 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1760
Book

Pair of tefillin with blue velvet bag used by a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.17 a-c

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  1900-1943
Pair of tefillin with blue velvet bag used by a Jewish refugee

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.18

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1917 April 30
emigration:  1938
Prayer book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.19

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1827
emigration:  1939
Book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.20

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
Book

Prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.21

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1880
Prayer book

Portable marble Hanukkah menorah with 4 sections made for a rabbi

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.22 a-d

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1920-1938
Portable marble Hanukkah menorah with 4 sections made for a rabbi

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.23

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1943
emigration:  1938
Book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.24

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1943
emigration:  1938
Book

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.25

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1938
emigration:  1938
Book

Mezuzah in a copper metal case used by a Jewish refugee family

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.26

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1938
emigration:  1938
Mezuzah in a copper metal case used by a Jewish refugee family

Circumcision knife with inscription and agate handle with wooden case used by a mohel

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.27 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Circumcision knife with inscription and agate handle with wooden case used by a mohel

Pair of Sabbath candlesticks with wax reservoirs owned by a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.28 a-d

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  approximately 1910-1938
emigration:  1938
Pair of Sabbath candlesticks with wax reservoirs owned by a Jewish refugee

Pocket knife with leather case carried by a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.29 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1938
emigration:  1938
Pocket knife with leather case carried by a Jewish refugee

Circumcision knife with a glass and metal handle with a black wooden case used by a mohel

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.30 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Circumcision knife with a glass and metal handle with a black wooden case used by a mohel

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.31 a-b

Geography
use: Panevezys (Lithuania)
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1936-1943
emigration:  1938
creation:  1936

Brass Hanukkah menorah with fish shaped feet used by a Jewish refugee family

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.32

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
use:  1910-1938
emigration:  1938
Brass Hanukkah menorah with fish shaped feet used by a Jewish refugee family

Ritual slaughter knife with a wooden case used by a shochet

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.33 a-b

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Ritual slaughter knife with a wooden case used by a shochet

Electric Ner tamid [Eternal light] with a table mount issued by Yad Vashem

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.34 a-b

Geography
use: United States
Date
emigration:  1939
use:  approximately 1961
Electric Ner tamid [Eternal light] with a table mount issued by Yad Vashem

Calligraphy of a graveside Kaddish created by a sofer [scribe]

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.35

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930-1933
emigration:  1938
Calligraphy of a graveside Kaddish created by a sofer [scribe]

Mizrach, a sign designating the direction of Jerusalem, with a personal inscription created by a sofer

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.36

Geography
creation: Berlin (Germany)
Date
creation:  1928-1929
emigration:  1938
Mizrach, a sign designating the direction of Jerusalem, with a personal inscription created by a sofer

Calligraphy of Sukkot prayers and a personal inscription created by a sofer

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.37

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933-1934
emigration:  1938
Calligraphy of Sukkot prayers and a personal inscription created by a sofer

Ritual circumcision set with 2 knives, a case, 2 shields, a suction tube, and scissors used by a mohel

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.38 a-g

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Ritual circumcision set with 2 knives, a case, 2 shields, a suction tube, and scissors used by a mohel

Ritual slaughter instrument set: 3 knives, 3 cases, 2 whetstones, a bag, a band, and 4 cloths used by a shochet

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.39 a-n

Geography
use: Berlin (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
use:  approximately 1910-1938
Ritual slaughter instrument set: 3 knives, 3 cases, 2 whetstones, a bag, a band, and 4 cloths used by a shochet
 
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