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Arthur Cohn and Leo Nast collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of religious articles, document cases, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Leo Nast before and after his immigration to the United States from Hamburg, Germany, in 1934 and of publications relating to the experiences of Arthur Cohn, who emigrated with his family from Breslau, Germany, to the United States.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Irma Cohn Clemens, the daughter of Arthur Cohn and the great-niece of Leo Nast.
Date
1934-1960
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Leo Nast papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.455.1

Date
inclusive:  circa 1898-1960

Mezuzah with an embossed rising sun used by a prewar German Jewish emigre to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.2

Date
emigration:  1934 July

Painted mezuzah used by a prewar German Jewish emigre to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.3

Date
emigration:  1934 July

Tefillin set with a dark red velvet pouch used by a prewar German Jewish emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.4 a-c

Date
emigration:  1934 July
creation:  1899

Atarah with a gold metallic thread floral pattern owned by a prewar German Jewish emigre to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.5

Date
emigration:  1934 July

Striped tallit katan worn by a prewar German Jewish emigre to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.6 a-b

Date
emigration:  1934 July

Striped tallit and red velvet pouch used by a prewar German Jewish emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.7 a-b

Date
emigration:  1934 July

Certificate of Citizenship document case belonging to German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.8

Geography
issue: United States
Date
received:  approximately 1940
Certificate of Citizenship document case belonging to German Jewish prewar emigre

Black Certificate of Citizenship document case belonging to German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.9

Geography
issue: United States
Date
received:  approximately 1940
Black Certificate of Citizenship document case belonging to German Jewish prewar emigre

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.10

Geography
publication: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1914

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.11

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1864

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.12

Geography
publication: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1929

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.13

Geography
publication: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1929

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.14

Date
publication/distribution:  1941-1942

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.15

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.16

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.17

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.18

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1864

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.19 a-b

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1864

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.20 a-b

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1860

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.21 a-b

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1864

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.22

Geography
publication: Rodelheim (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1894

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.23

Geography
publication: United States

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.24

Geography
publication: Leipzig (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1863

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.25

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1927

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.26

Geography
publication: Vienna (Austria)
Date
publication/distribution:  1862

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.27

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1915

Book of prayers in Hebrew and German brought with a German Jiewsh refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2012.455.28

Geography
publication: Breslau (Germany)
Date
1915

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.29

Geography
publication: Krotoschin (Województwo Wielkopolskie, Poland)
Date
publication/distribution:  1845

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.30

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1880

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.31

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1881

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.32

Geography
publication: Prague (Czech Republic)
Date
publication/distribution:  1916

Book

Publication | Accession Number: 2012.455.33

Geography
publication: Leipzig (Germany)
Date
publication/distribution:  1863
 
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