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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
1897-1990  (inclusive)
1932-1947  (bulk)
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)
approximately 1895  (received)

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)
approximately 1895  (received)
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)
1895  (received)
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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1933  (creation)

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.7

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

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

Drawing of two buildings and fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.15

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.18

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

Study sketch of a forest scene by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.20

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

Study sketch of two cows by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.21

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

Ink drawing of root vegetables by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.22

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

Study sketch of a mountain landscape by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.23

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

Drawing of two buildings by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.24

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

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
1933  (creation)

Ink drawing of a barn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.26

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.29

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

Drawing of oil towers and pools by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.30

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

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
approximately 1925-approximately 1939  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

Sketch of a building amid fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.33

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

Drawing of Noah’s Ark by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.34

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

Study sketch of a parade by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.35

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

Study sketch of a street scene by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.36

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

Pencil drawing a belfry by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.37

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

Study sketches of roosters drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.44

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

Ink sketch of three marionettes drawn by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.47

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

Drawing of a carnival midway created by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.48

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

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
1934  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

Drawing of a nighttime celebration by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.51

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

Study sketch of a street by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.52

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

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
1934  (creation)
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
1941  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

Drawing of a cow by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.56

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

Illustration of a boy by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.58

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

Drawing of a hunting blind by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.59

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

Drawing of a water wheel by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.60

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

Drawing of a well by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.61

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

Drawing a street with a fountain by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.62

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

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
1934  (creation)

Drawing of a churchyard by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.64

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

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
1934  (creation)

Watercolor of a copse of trees by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.66

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

Drawing of a Korean dragon by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.67

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

Drawing of houses with trees by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.68

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

Study sketch of a street corner by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.69

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.71

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

Drawing of interior living area by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.74

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

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.75

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

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
approximately 1941  (creation)

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)

Drawing of a churchyard and cemetery by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.84

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

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

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.85

Geography
creation : London (England)

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
approximately 1933  (creation)

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
1933  (creation)

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
1933  (creation)

Drawing of a farmhouse and fields by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.89

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

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
1914 April 19  (creation)

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
1935 December 01  (creation)

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
approximately 1943  (received)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1940-1945  (creation)

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
1941  (creation)

Drawing of two partitioned circles by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.97

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
approximately 1943  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

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
1934  (creation)

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
1933  (creation)

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
approximately 1935  (creation)

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
1920-1939  (creation)

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
1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1929  (creation)

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
1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
approximately 1930  (creation)

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
1920-1935  (creation)

Study sketch of a church exterior by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.115

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

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
1920-1939  (creation)

Illustrated handmade children's book by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.117

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

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
approximately 1927  (creation)

Red leather sketchbook used by a German Jewish female designer

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.119

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

Drawing of a storeroom by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2005.546.120

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

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
approximately 1929  (creation)
 
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