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Singer Model 15 sewing machine and table used by Jewish Romanian woman

Object | Accession Number: 2017.218.1 a-d

Singer sewing machine mounted on a wooden table with wrought iron legs that belonged to Reiza [Roza] Solomonskii, a Jewish woman who lived in Pepeni, then known as I.G. Duca (now Pepeny, Moldova), in a contested region of Romania. She was killed, with her daughter and sixty other Jews, in the summer of 1941 by Romanian gendarmes and local residents. She left the sewing machine by which she earned her livelihood with neighbors for safekeeping.

Date
1927  (manufacture)
before 1941  (use)
Geography
manufacture : Clydebank (Scotland)
use : Pepeny (Moldava)
Language
English
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2017-10-16 15:09:14
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