Wooden horse and wagon pull toy
- Object Type
Pull toys (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Max Arpels-Lezer
The toy was created by for Max Arpels-Lezer by his rescuer while he was in hiding in the Netherlands during the Holocaust. Max (Marcus) Lezer was born Oct. 9, 1936, in Assen, Netherlands, to Flora (Arpels) and Solomon Lezer. In the summer of 1942, Solomon and Flora sent Max to his grandparents in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, for a holiday. During Sept. 1942 Flora was arrested and sent to Westerbork transit camp and then to Auschwitz where she perished. After Flora's arrest, Solomon felt he could no longer care for Max and arranged for him to be placed in hiding.
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