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Singer sewing scissors used by Jewish Romanian woman

Object | Accession Number: 2017.218.2

Singer brand sewing scissors used by 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 and scissors by which she earned her livelihood with neighbors for safekeeping.

Language
Romanian
English
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Category
Cutting tools
Object Type
Scissors (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-03-29 13:23:46
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