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Vera Waisvisz-Reiss family collection

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    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.
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    Reiss family papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2002.139.1

    Date
    inclusive:  1940-1945

    Vera Waisvisz-Reiss papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2002.140.1

    Date
    inclusive:  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

    Vera Waisvisz-Reiss papers

    Document | Accession Number: 2002.195.1

    Date
    creation:  1944-1953

    Reiss-Duim family collection

    Document | Accession Number: 2004.132.1

    Date
    1938-1947
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:28:22
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