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Gaon family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of photographs, folk objects, coffee pots, a bowl, a tray, a bottle and a pair of socks that relate to the experiences of Mencham, Lottie, and Izzica Gaon and Esther Mussafia before, during and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Yaffa Gaon, widow of Izzica Gaon.
Date
1919-1945
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Gaon family photographs

Document | Accession Number: 2017.609.1


Wooden perfume bottle holder with recessed designs owned by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.2 a-b

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Wooden perfume bottle holder with recessed designs owned by a Yugoslavian family

Small handmade wooden boot owned by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.3

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Small handmade wooden boot owned by a Yugoslavian family

Hand carved miniature wooden bucket owned by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.4

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Hand carved miniature wooden bucket owned by a Yugoslavian family

Small metal coffeepot used by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.5

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Small metal coffeepot used by a Yugoslavian family

Turkish coffee finjan used by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.6

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Turkish coffee finjan used by a Yugoslavian family

Small copper tray with a landscape scene owned by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.7

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Small copper tray with a landscape scene owned by a Yugoslavian family

Small coffeepot and bowl with embossed designs used by a Yugoslavian family

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.8 a-b

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
acquired:  before 1941 April 06
Small coffeepot and bowl with embossed designs used by a Yugoslavian family

Pair of wool mid-calf socks worn by a Yugoslavian man

Object | Accession Number: 2017.609.9 a-b

Geography
use: Yugoslavia
Date
creation:  before 1941 April 06
Pair of wool mid-calf socks worn by a Yugoslavian man
 
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