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Prayer book

Object | Accession Number: 2006.443.1

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    Brief Narrative
    Collection consists of a prayer book imprinted on front cover "vom Bethaus im IX. Bez. Wien" and "zur Erinnerung an die Confirmation" and inscribed inside "an die Confirmation der Alice Goldschmied 3 June 1900"; published 1895, Prague; in German and Hebrew. The book was found by the donor while he was working for the Viennese Jewish Community circa 1941/1942. The prayer book was found in a subterranean storage room and kept with donor through deportation to Theresienstadt concentration camp and liberation. It was found among other religious books such as a Pentateuch most likely rescued from being destroyed during the November pogrom in Vienna
    Zur Erinnerung an die Confirmation
    publication/distribution:  1895
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Sussman

    Physical Details

    German Hebrew
    Object Type
    Prayer books (lcsh)
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    The prayer book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2006 by Henry Sussman.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:11:23
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