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Nelly Rossmann family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, drawings, documents, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of Nelly Schwabacher Rossmann and her family in Germany and England before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Michael G. Rossmann, the son of Nelly Rossmann.
Date
approximately 1920-1950
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Nelly Rossmann family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2005.546.1

Date
inclusive:  1897-1990
bulk:  1932-1947
Nelly Rossmann family papers

Gold engraved pocket watch owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.2

Geography
use: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
recovered: 
received:  approximately 1895
Gold engraved pocket watch owned by a German Jewish refugee

Engraved gold wedding band that belonged to a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.3

Geography
received: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
recovered: 
received:  approximately 1895
Engraved gold wedding band that belonged to a German Jewish refugee

Engraved gold wedding band that belonged to a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.4

Geography
use: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
recovered: 
received:  1895
Engraved gold wedding band that belonged to a German Jewish refugee

Realistic drawing of a wooden barn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.5

Geography
depiction: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a church and bell tower by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.6

Geography
depiction: Dettelbach Unterfranken church; Dettelbach (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of an instructor and her female pupils by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.7

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  approximately 1940-1945

Drawing of a stone tower and parapet in the countryside by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.8

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a doorway for a planned illustrated book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.9

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of 2 young girls for a planned illustrated book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.10

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a teenage girl and boy for a planned illustrated book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.11

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a sickbed visit for a planned illustrated book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.12

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a precipice with trees for an illustrated book planned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.13

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of an infant and doll lying on a blanket by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.14

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of two buildings and fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.15

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Pencil drawing of a street with three buildings by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.16

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a park walkway with seating areas by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.17

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Pencil drawing of a street and gatehouse by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.18

Geography
depiction: Prichsenstadt (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Drawing of a tree and flower garden by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.19

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a forest scene by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.20

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Study sketch of two cows by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.21

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Ink drawing of root vegetables by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.22

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Study sketch of a mountain landscape by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.23

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Drawing of two buildings by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.24

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Ink drawing of a stone building with walkway by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.25

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Ink drawing of a barn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.26

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Study sketch of a churchyard with graves by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.27

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a shop lined street by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.28

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a house exterior and a woman by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.29

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1957

Drawing of oil towers and pools by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.30

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Illustration of a building with a belfry by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.31

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1925-approximately 1939

Illustration of cranes and barges at the wharf by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.32

Geography
creation: Newcastle upon Tyne (England)
Date
creation:  1934

Sketch of a building amid fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.33

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1938

Drawing of Noah’s Ark by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.34

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a parade by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.35

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a street scene by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.36

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Pencil drawing a belfry by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.37

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a corkscrew and balance scale by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.38

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a decorative wall bracket drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.39

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketch of an entrance with sculpted pediment by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.40

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Drawing of a china cabinet and gaming table drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.41

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketch of fenced plots on a distant mountain drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.42

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketch of a thatched roof house with flowers drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.43

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketches of roosters drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.44

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketch of a corkscrew and a balance scale by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.45

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Sketch of buildings along a Grecian shoreline drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.46

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
depiction: Chersonesos (Crete, Greece)
Date
creation:  1934

Ink sketch of three marionettes drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.47

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Drawing of a carnival midway created by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.48

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Sketch of a dock with a tugboat and barges drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.49

Geography
creation: Duisburg (Germany)
depiction: Duisburg (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of four women peeling potatoes drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.50

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of a nighttime celebration by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.51

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of a street by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.52

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Ink drawing of sailboats near a dockside cafe by a refugee from Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.53

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934
July

Drawing of 17th century cottages with tile roofs by a refugee from Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.54

Geography
creation: Barnet (London, England)
depiction: 17th century poorhouse; Barnet (London, England)
Date
creation:  1941

Ink sketch of a factory and bridge along a river by a refugee from Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.55

Geography
depiction: Rhine River; Hamborn (Duisburg, Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of a cow by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.56

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of three devils and a woman by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.57

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Illustration of a boy by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.58

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a hunting blind by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.59

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a water wheel by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.60

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1957

Drawing of a well by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.61

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing a street with a fountain by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.62

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of stairs in the Palace of Phaistos by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.63

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of a churchyard by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.64

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a rectory in Bodenheim, Germany by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.65

Geography
creation: Bodenheim am Rhein (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Watercolor of a copse of trees by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.66

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a Korean dragon by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.67

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of houses with trees by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.68

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Study sketch of a street corner by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.69

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Study sketch of the facade of a house by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.70

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Illustration of a man standing in a doorway by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.71

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a country house and fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.72

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a portrait hanging over a fireplace done by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.73

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of interior living area by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.74

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of two girls in a cave by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.75

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Illustration of a girl in front of a stile by a German Jewish graphic artist

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.76

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of a store and two houses at an intersection by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.77

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a stepped roof building and houses by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.78

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of the entrance to a village by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.79

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a lane to a stone house and garden by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.80

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Illustration for an advertisement for fine teas by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.81

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a house and graveyard by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.82

Geography
creation: Hampstead Heath (London, England)
depiction: Hampstead Heath (London, England)
Date
creation:  approximately 1941

Drawing of dwellings and steps leading to a church by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.83

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation: 

Drawing of a churchyard and cemetery by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.84

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1933

Small drawing of a church and graveyard by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.85

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation: 

Drawing of a house obscured by trees by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.86

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1933

Pencil sketch of stairs for an open gate in a wall by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.87

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of a house in the Rothschild Gardens in Frankfurt by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.88

Geography
depiction: Rothschild Gardens; Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of a farmhouse and fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.89

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Drawing of a manor house with a fence by A German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.90

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1914 April 19

Sketch of a woman in various positions by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.91

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1935 December 01

Engraving of Audley End in Essex, England acquired by to a German Jewish Refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.92

Geography
depiction: Audley End; Essex (England)
Date
received:  approximately 1943

Drawing of a country church and tower by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.93

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of a girl asleep in a straight back chair by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.94

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Ink drawing of two girls barring a door created to illustrate a story by German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.95

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1940-1945

Drawing of children and adults at an ice cream stand by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.96

Geography
creation: London (England)
Date
creation:  1941

Drawing of two partitioned circles by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.97

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of Roma wagons and their occupants by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.98

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of 4 devils attending a stockpot by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.99

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Drawing of people gathered around a tree by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.100

Geography
creation: London (England)
depiction: Lincoln's Inn Field;
Date
creation:  approximately 1943

Ink sketch of a single tree on a coastline created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.101

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of people gathered at a fairgrounds drawn by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.102

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Ink sketch of a sailboat with tied sail created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.103

Geography
depiction: Erakleion (Greece)
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1934

Drawing of a manor house with a grass plot by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.104

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1933

Ink sketch of a canal lock by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.105

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1935

Collage in two sections of a teacher with students by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.106 a-b

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Newspaper paste-up for a Renaissance art exhibition by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.107

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1930

Newspaper paste-up for a dry cleaner's using a woman's face created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.108

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Advertisement paste-up for a dry cleaner's created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.109

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Paste-up for the cover of Die Jugend-herberg created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.110

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1929

Advertising paste-up for a Renaissance exhibition by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.111

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1930

Newspaper ad paste-up for a circus by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.112

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Newspaper ad paste-up for the Muller Circus by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.113

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1930

Study sketch of two canal locks and landscape by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.114

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Study sketch of a church exterior by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.115

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Calligraphy samples and portfolio by a refugee from Nazi Germany

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.116 a-b

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1939

Illustrated handmade children's book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.117

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1920-1935

Illustrated handmade book made as a birthday tribute for a friend of the artist

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.118

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1927

Red leather sketchbook used by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.119

Geography
use: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1917-1918

Drawing of a storeroom by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.120

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  1920-1935

Paste-up cover for Die Jugend-herberge created by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.121

Geography
creation: Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Date
creation:  approximately 1929
 
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