Haftorah scroll with cover
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Jewish ceremonial objects
- Object Type
Torah scrolls (lcsh)
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stanley Mayer
Haftorah scroll recovered by Ernst Mayer after the war in Germany. Ernst fled Nazi Germany in 1939 for the United States, with the assistance of his cousin Walter Mayer.
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Also in Edith and Ernst Mayer collection
The collection consists of a Haftorah scroll, correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Ernst Mayer, who emigrated from Nazi Germany to the United States in 1939, and to those of Edith Kuechler Mayer, who fled Nazi Germany in 1938.
Collection documenting the experiences of Ernst Mayer (donor's father) who immigrated to the United States in 1939 from Nazi Germany through the assistance of his cousin, Walter Mayer. Included are photographs, documents, correspondence as well as information about Ernst's draft into the US Army and letters he wrote while serving during WWII. Also includes documentation illustrating Edith Kuechler Mayer's (donor's mother) experiences also fleeing Nazi Germany in 1938. Includes a Haftorah scroll recovered by Ernst in immediate postwar Germany.