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Ilse and Horst (Harry) Abraham collection

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    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.
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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
    Pair of tefillin and pouch owned by a German Jewish man

    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

    German prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee family

    Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.4

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

    Hebrew prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee family

    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

    Hebrew prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee family

    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

    Prayer Hebrew prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.7

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

    Hebrew prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee

    Object | Accession Number: 2016.538.8

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

    Hebrew prayer book, carried to Ecuador by a German Jewish refugee family

    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
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    2022-07-28 18:30:52
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