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Sara Kupinski Cohen collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a kimono, shoes, a vase, decorative silver figurines, a novelty card, and a photograph relating to the experiences of Sara Kupinski Cohen and her family in Poland and Lithuania, before and during the Holocaust, in the Soviet Union, Japan, and China during the Holocaust, and in Canada after the war.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Lynda Cohen, the daughter of Sara Kupinski Cohen.
Date
approximately 1920-1947
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Sara Kupinski Cohen photograph

Document | Accession Number: 2017.513.1


Formal, patterned kimono and tie-dyed obi owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.2 a-b

Geography
acquired: Kobe-shi (Japan)
en route: Shanghai (China)
en route: Canada
Date
acquired:  1941 February-1941 October

Pair of Japanese geta owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.3 a-b

Geography
acquired: Kobe-shi (Japan)
en route: Shanghai (China)
en route: Canada
Date
acquired:  1941 February-1941 October
Pair of Japanese geta owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Enameled porcelain vase with a floral pattern owned by Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.4

Geography
acquired: Shanghai (China)
creation: Shanghai (China)
en route: Canada
Date
creation:  approximately 1925-approximately 1945
acquired:  1941 November-1948 December 31
Enameled porcelain vase with a floral pattern owned by Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Castle-shaped Havdalah spice box (besamim) owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.5

Geography
manufacture: Poland
en route: Europe
en route: Asia
en route: Canada
Date
manufacture:  approximately 1850-approximately 1935
emigration:  1939-1949
Castle-shaped Havdalah spice box (besamim) owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Silver bowl with a dragon owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.6

Geography
acquired: Shanghai (China)
manufacture: Shanghai (China)
en route: Canada
Date
manufacture:  1900-1940
acquired:  1941 November-1948 December 31
Silver bowl with a dragon owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Silver rickshaw and driver figurine owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.7

Geography
acquired: Shanghai (China)
manufacture: China
en route: Canada
Date
manufacture:  1870-1948
acquired:  1941 November-1948 December 31
Silver rickshaw and driver figurine owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Illustrated postcard with finger holes owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 2017.513.8

Geography
en route: Europe
en route: Asia
en route: Canada
Date
emigration:  1939-1949
Illustrated postcard with finger holes owned by a Lithuanian Jewish refugee in the Shanghai Ghetto
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:15:17
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