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Gold pendant with the initials of a girl and her parents from her aunt

Object | Accession Number: 2003.32.1

Gold pendant sent by Inda Leah Lypski to her 8 year old niece Rose Mary Stine in Indiana for the occasion of Rose Mary’s brother’s bar mitzvah in 1923. The pendant is engraved with the initials of Rose Mary, her father Jacob, and her mother Fanny, Inda’s sister who left Russia for America in 1907. Inda and her husband Aaron owned a jewelry store in Warsaw, Poland. On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland and, in October 1940, established the Warsaw ghetto. Inda died in the ghetto in 1940. Inda’s family and her sister Pesza also perished in the ghetto.

Date
1923  (creation)
1923  (received)
Geography
creation : Warsaw (Poland)
Classification
Jewelry
Category
Necklaces
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rosemarie Stine Mendelsohn
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:47
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