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Ilse and Horst (Harry) Abraham collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of documents, correspondence, photographs, a passport with case, books, an album, a set of tefillin, and tallit relating to the experiences of Ruth Abraham, her parents, Ilse and Horst Abraham, her grandparents, Hedwig and Isidor Brilling, and her aunt, Hildegard Brilling, in Germany and Ecuador before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016, 2017, and 2019 by Ruth Abraham, the daughter of Ilse and Horst Abraham.
Date
1885-2011
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Pair of tefillin and pouch owned by a German Jewish man

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.2 a-d

Geography
acquired: Germany.
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  after 1937-1939 May

Tallit owned by a German Jewish man

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.3

Geography
acquired: Germany.
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  after 1937-1939 May

Die Psalmen Davids

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.4

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  after 1937-1939 May

Siddur S'fat Emet

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.5

Geography
publication: Halberstadt (Germany)
manufacture: Halberstadt (Germany)
distribution: Berlin (Germany)
use: Kętrzyn (Poland)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  1937-1939 May
publication:  1923

Machzor l'Yom Rishon v'Sheni shel Pesach im tirgum ashkenazi

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.6

Geography
publication: Rodelheim (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
use: Munich (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  after 1937-1939 May
publication:  1885

Die Thora und die Sprache

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.7

Geography
publication: Vienna (Austria)
use: Leipzig (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  1937
publication:  1930

Tefilot B'nei Yisrael

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.8

Geography
publication: Vienna (Austria)
use: Leipzig (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  1937
publication:  1928

Siddur Tefilot Kol ha-Shanah

Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.9

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
emigration:  after 1937-1939 May
publication:  1898

Ilse and Horst Abraham papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.538.10

Date
inclusive:  circa 1909-2011
Ilse and Horst Abraham papers

Passport holder, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2019.18.2

Geography
emigration: Rastenburg (Germany)
en route: Ecuador.
Date
use:  1939 January 02-before 1942 June 13
Passport holder, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish woman
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:26:57
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