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Object | Accession Number: 1991.191.1.6

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    Brief Narrative
    Prayerbook for Pesach originally owned by Elsa Stern, and later acquired by the Schaumberg family in Kircheim, Germany. A complete set has 1-9 volume; this set is missing 4,5, and 6. It is not known if there was a relationship between Elsa Stern and the Schaumbergs is not known. The books were then sent to Tom Schaumberg's parents in Amsterdam, Netherlands, around 1936. The books were hidden in attic of the Schaumberg home in 1943. They were recovered by the family after the war ended in May 1945 and brought with them to the United States.
    Gebetbuch für das Pekachfelt
    publication/distribution:  1914
    publication: Rodelheim (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tom Schaumberg
    Publisher: Lehrberger & Co.

    Physical Details

    German Hebrew
    Object Type
    Prayer books (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    20 cm.
    overall : paper, ink
    front cover, lower center, embossed : Elsa Stern

    Rights & Restrictions

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    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    The book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by Tom Schaumberg.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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