Weimar Germany, 1000 mark note
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Also in Marianne Cohn Roberts collection
The collection consist of a bank note, clippings, photographs, and a speech relating to the experiences of Marianne Cohn Roberts, who left Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, for the United States in 1939.
Consists of photographs, clippings, and a speech from the collection of Marianne Cohn Roberts, originally of Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. Includes pre-war photographs of family, the family store, summer camp, and other images of pre-war Jewish life in Germany. Also includes a newsclippings and a speech written by Marianne Roberts in 2011 describing her experiences witnessing the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, Kristallnacht, confiscation of goods, and of her family's emigration to the United States in 1939. Also includes an identity card portrait of Marianne Cohn Roberts in which she was instructed to expose her ear, as the photographer told her it was a typical "Jewish" ear.