Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

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
Expand all
Search This Collection

Browse 38 Items In This Collection

Handpainted linen Torah binder made for a German Jewish boy

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.1

Geography
creation : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1919 January
1919 January-1919 January
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
approximately 1910-1938
1938-1938
Circular silver 12 tone pocket watch style pitch pipe and case used by a cantor

Der Baalschem von Michelstadt : Kulturgeschichte. Erzahlung

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.3 a-b

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1921-1922
1938
approximately 1910-1938
1927-1927
Der Baalschem von Michelstadt : Kulturgeschichte. Erzahlung

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
1939
Napkin ring with a silver initial S used for Passover seder by a Jewish refugee

Prayers for Shavout

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.5

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1801-1802
1938
approximately 1910-1938
Prayers for Shavout

Manual codifying Jewish law

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.6

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1760
1938
Manual codifying Jewish law

עיר הציון [Gates of Zion]

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.7

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939
עיר הציון   [Gates of Zion]

Shulchan Aruch

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.8 a-c

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1939
1939
Shulchan Aruch

Pentateuch. 3rd edition / Mayer Halevay, ed.

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.9

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1878
1938
Pentateuch. 3rd edition / Mayer Halevay, ed.

Daily and holiday prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.10

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1886
1938
approximately 1900-1943
Daily and holiday prayer book

Festtaegliches Gebetbuch

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.11

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1838
1938
approximately 1900-1943
Festtaegliches Gebetbuch

Prayer book for Passover

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.13

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

Codification of Jewish Law

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.14

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1938
Codification of Jewish Law

Universal=Ugende für jüdische Kultusbeamte : Handbuch für den Gebrauch in Synagoge, Schule und Haus / Lion Wolff

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.15 a-f

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1891
1938
1938
Universal=Ugende für jüdische Kultusbeamte : Handbuch für den Gebrauch in Synagoge, Schule und Haus / Lion Wolff

Shulchan Aruch

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.16 a-b

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1760
Shulchan Aruch

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
1938
1900-1943
Pair of tefillin with blue velvet bag used by a Jewish refugee

Seder Tehilot Yirael : al pi nosa Ashkenaz ...

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.18

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1917 April 30
1938
Seder Tehilot Yirael : al pi nosa Ashkenaz ...

ספר מדריך כללי [General Guide book; Book of Wisdom]

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.19

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1827
1939
ספר מדריך כללי    [General Guide book; Book of Wisdom]

Shulchan Aruch [General Volume]

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.20

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1938
Shulchan Aruch [General Volume]

Book of Lamentations for Tisha B'Av

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.21

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1880
Book of Lamentations for Tisha B'Av

Portable marble Hanukkah menorah with 4 sections made for a rabbi

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.22 a-d

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

Megilat Ester

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.23

Geography
use : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1910-1943
1938
Megilat Ester

Megillat Ester

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.24

Geography
creation : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1910-1943
1938
Megillat Ester

Megillat Ester

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.25

Geography
creation : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1910-1938
1938
Megillat Ester

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

Object | Accession Number: 1992.8.26

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

Megillat Ester

Publication | Accession Number: 1992.8.31 a-b

Geography
use : Panevezys (Lithuania)
publication : Berlin (Germany)
Date
1936-1943
1938
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
1910-1938
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
1938
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
1939
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
approximately 1930-1933
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
1928-1929
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
1933-1934
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
1938
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
1938
approximately 1910-1938
Ritual slaughter instrument set: 3 knives, 3 cases, 2 whetstones, a bag, a band, and 4 cloths used by a shochet
 
Record last modified: 2018-08-22 16:03:37
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn47468