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Lace netting baby bonnet worn during bris in prewar Vienna

Object | Accession Number: 2002.57.11 b

Bonnet worn by Herbert Mauthner, during his circumcision in Vienna, Austria. Julia Schor was born Betty Julia Ensel on April 4, 1937,to a non-Jewish German mother, Rose Marie Schink, and a Jewish father, Guy Weinberg, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. During World War II, Rose Marie Schink hid 12 Jews in the attic of her house in Blaricum, Netherlands, and was in contact with the Dutch resistance movement. Julia attended school under her mother's maiden name in order to avoid suspicion about her Jewish ancestry. Julia, her mother, and all of the Jews hiding in their house were liberated in May 1945.

Clothing and Dress
Object Type
Baby bonnets (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Julia Schor
Record last modified: 2021-02-10 09:15:21
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