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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of a Torah mantle and photographs relating to the experiences of Herman Schwartz while a soldier in the United States Army in France and Germany during World War II.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Herman Schwartz.
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    Herman Schwartz photograph collection

    Document | Accession Number: 1989.291

    Date
    creation:  1945

    Green velvet Torah mantle with 10 Commandments found by a US soldier

    Object | Accession Number: 1989.291.1

    Geography
    found: desecrated synagogue; Saverne (France)
    Date
    creation:  1905
    found:  approximately 1944 November-approximately 1945 January
    Green velvet Torah mantle with 10 Commandments found by a US soldier
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:29:37
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