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Wooden ruler

Object | Accession Number: 2017.517.2

Ruler; wooden, with inscription: ”Erna Appenzeller, IV grade”. Erna Appenzeller, the donor, was born in Vienna on July 12, 1929, to Wilhelm Appenzeller, b. 4/2/1883 and Irma Dukes Appenzeller, b. 11/29/1892. After the November 10, 1938 pogrom, Wilhelm Appenzeller decided to take his family out of Germany. On Aug. 3, 1939 they were able to leave for Milan, Italy. Only in November 1940 the family of three was able to reach Lisbon, Portugal. In June 1941 they were able to board the SS Serpa Pinto and sailed to New York.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ernie A. Kent
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Record last modified: 2018-04-12 15:40:18
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