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Hameln Synagogue collection

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    Consists of information regarding the history and reconstruction plans of the synagogue in Hameln, Germany, which had been destroyed on Kristallnacht. Includes copies of original drawings of the synagogue before it was destroyed, a bound book entitled "Sie waren Burger der Stadt: Die Geschichte der judischen Einwohner Hamelns im Dritten Reich", by Bernhard Gelderblom (164 pages, published 1997), a brochure about the synagogue, copies of newspaper articles, and a blank piece of stationery with a drawing of the synagogue on the front. Also included is one photoprint consisting of copies of two black-and-white photographs of the original synagogue and one black-and-white photograph of a memorial block commemorating members of the synagogue who perished during World War I.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum collection, gift of Benton Arnovitz and Rachel Dohme

    Physical Details

    1 oversize folder

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    Conditions on Use
    The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.

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    Geographic Name
    Hameln (Germany)

    Administrative Notes

    Benton Arnovitz, Director of Academic Publishing at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and his sister, Rachel Dohme, donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Jan. 13, 2004.
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