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Salzmann family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of documents, correspondence, medical bags, a prayer book, and smoking pipes that relate to the experiences of Berthold Salzmann, his sister Ernesta Spieler, and their family in Austria, and Germany before and during the Holocaust and the United States during and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Martha Gay, the daughter of Berthold Salzmann.
Date
1911-1953
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Berthold Salzmann collection

Document | Accession Number: 2017.541.1


Book of Exodus primer owned by a Jewish Austrian physician

Publication | Accession Number: 2017.541.2

Geography
publication: Vienna (Austria)
Date
publication:  1911

Medical bag used by an Austrian Jewish physician

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.3

Geography
manufacture: New York
use: United States
Date
use:  after 1935
Medical bag used by an Austrian Jewish physician

Zippered leather medical bag used by an Austrian Jewish physician

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.4

Geography
use: United States
manufacture: Warren (Pa.)
Date
after 1935
Zippered leather medical bag used by an Austrian Jewish physician

Small suitcase with a metal handle used by a Jewish Austrian physician

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.5

Date
use:  1939 June-1940 June
Small suitcase with a metal handle used by a Jewish Austrian physician

Pipe with bowl carved in the shape of a bull’s head

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.6

Geography
acquired: Germany
Date
acquired:  1950-1953
Pipe with bowl carved in the shape of a bull’s head

Tobacco pipe with a bowl carved into the shape of Hitler’s head

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.7

Geography
acquired: Germany
Date
acquired:  1950-1953
Tobacco pipe with a bowl carved into the shape of Hitler’s head

Tobacco pipe with a bowl carved into the shape of Churchill’s head

Object | Accession Number: 2017.541.8

Geography
acquired: Germany
Date
acquired:  1950-1953
Tobacco pipe with a bowl carved into the shape of Churchill’s head
 
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