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Karlsruher, Schweizer and Eisenmann family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a charm bracelet, doily, dish towel, lace samples, field glasses, opera glasses, napkin, napkin rings, cookbook, correspondence, documents, photographs, and photo albums relating to the experiences of Jella Furth Karlsruher and her daughters Ruth Karlsruher Eisenmann and Irene Regensburger-Karlsruher Schweizer before the Holocaust in Mannheim, Germany, and after the Holocaust in Chicago, Illinois, and the experiences of Albrecht Eisenmann and his family before the Holocaust in Noerdlingen, Germany, and after the Holocaust in Chicago, Illinois.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Audrey Eisenmann and Geoffrey Eisenmann, the children of Ruth Karlsruher Eisenmann and Albrecht Eisenmann, grandchildren of Jella Furth Karlsruher, and niece and nephew of Irene Schweizer.
Date
approximately 1900-1950
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Jella Karlsruher and Albrecht Eisenmann families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.430.1


Long section of black floral lace from the family business saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.2

Geography
manufacture : Plauen (Germany)
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
approximately 1903-1912
1939 July

White knitted lace doily with a center flower saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.3

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
creation : Plauen (Germany)
Date
approximately 1903-1912
1939 July

White floral netted lace rectangular doily saved a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.4

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
creation : Plauen (Germany)
Date
approximately 1903-1912
1939 July

White damask napkin with embroidered monograms saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.5

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Blue and white checkered dish towel embroidered JK saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.6

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Silver charm bracelet saved by a young German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.7

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Silver napkin ring with an engraved floral design and name brought with a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.8

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Silver napkin ring with an engraved wreath design and name brought by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.9

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
manufacture : Heilbronn (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Silver napkin ring with an embossed floral design and engraved name saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.10

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
manufacture : Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Date
1940 August

Small black field glasses and fitted leather case saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.11 a-b

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
manufacture : Rathenow (Germany)
Date
1940 August

Leather tag stamped with the US seal containing a photograph owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.12

Geography
creation : United States
Date
after 1940 March

Mother of pearl opera glasses saved by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2013.430.13

Geography
use : Mannheim (Germany)
Date
1939 July
 
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