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Gusti and Julius Ackermann collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a shofar and cover and a torah binder relating to the experiences of Julius Ackermann and his family and Gusti Mayer and her younger brother August and their emigration to the United States from Hermeskeil, Germany, in 1937.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993 by Gusti Ackermann, the wife of Julius Ackermann.
Date
1937-1938
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Monogrammed bag for storing a prayer shawl saved by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1993.22.1

Geography
received: Hermeskeil (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
Monogrammed bag for storing a prayer shawl saved by a German Jewish refugee

Shofar saved by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1993.22.2.1

Geography
received: Hermeskeil (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938
Shofar saved by a German Jewish refugee

Burgundy velvet shofar cover with a floral border and tassels saved by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1993.22.2.2

Geography
received: Hermeskeil (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938

Torah binder with his name and birthdate saved by a young German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1993.22.3

Geography
received: Hermeskeil (Germany)
Date
commemoration:  1924 July 27
creation:  1924
emigration:  1937 June
Torah binder with his name and birthdate saved by a young German Jewish refugee
 
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