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Vera Waisvisz-Reiss family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of baby clothes, bags, a mezuzah, a pin, a purse, a tallit, a tallit katan, tefillin, correspondence, and photographs relating to the experiences of Vera Reiss, a hidden child, and her family before, during, and after the Holocaust in the Netherlands.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Vera Waisvisz-Reiss.
Date
1924-1947
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Vera Waisvisz-Reiss papers

Document | Accession Number: 2002.140.1

Date
creation:  1924-1947

Commemorative Star of David stickpin owned by a Dutch Jewish survivor

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.2

Geography
received: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Date
commemoration:  1945-1955
Commemorative Star of David stickpin owned by a Dutch Jewish survivor

Tubular silver mezuzah saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.3

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Tubular silver mezuzah saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Child’s striped knit wool cap with a tassel made for a hidden Dutch Jewish child

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.4

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
creation:  1945 May
Child’s striped knit wool cap with a tassel made for a hidden Dutch Jewish child

Baby blanket with an embroidered duck used by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.5

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942 March-1945

Floral silk brocade tallit pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.6

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Floral silk brocade tallit pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Colorful plaid dress worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.7

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Colorful plaid dress worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Light pink pajama set worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.8 a-b

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Light pink pajama set worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Pair of tefillin with batim covers saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.9 a-d

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Pair of tefillin with batim covers saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Pair of tefillin saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.10 a-b

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Pair of tefillin saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Burgundy velvet tefillin pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.11

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Burgundy velvet tefillin pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Dark red velvet square tefillin pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.12

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Dark red velvet square tefillin pouch saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

White and black striped tallit saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.13

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942

Crocheted tallit katan saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.14

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Crocheted tallit katan saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Light pink sleeveless dress worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.15

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Light pink sleeveless dress worn by a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Ivory colored leather purse saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.16

Geography
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  1942-1945
Ivory colored leather purse saved with a hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Purple striped cloth bag saved with hidden Dutch Jewish infant

Object | Accession Number: 2002.140.17

Geography
use: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use: Baarn (Netherlands)
Date
use:  before 1942
Purple striped cloth bag saved with hidden Dutch Jewish infant
 
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