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Aharon Ben-Zion Katz collection

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    Collection Summary
    The collection consists of a set of tefillin and pouch relating to the experiences of Aharon Ben-Zion Katz and his son Nachman (later Nathan) before the Holocaust in Rietavas and Klaipeda, Lithuania, during the Holocaust in the ghetto in Siauliai, Lithuania, and in hiding in the countryside, and after the Holocaust in Israel and the United States.
    Provenance
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Nathan Katz, the son of Aharon Ben-Zion Katz.
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    Embroidered blue tefillin bag carried by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

    Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.1

    Geography
    received: Rietavas (Lithuania)
    use: Siauliai (Lithuania)
    Date
    use:  approximately 1900-1967
    Embroidered blue tefillin bag carried by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

    Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

    Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.2

    Geography
    received: Rietavas (Lithuania)
    use: Siauliai (Lithuania)
    Date
    use:  approximately 1900-1967
    Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

    Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding

    Object | Accession Number: 1990.251.1.3

    Geography
    received: Rietavas (Lithuania)
    use: Siauliai (Lithuania)
    Date
    use:  approximately 1900-1967
    Tefillin worn by a Lithuanian Jewish man in hiding
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    2022-07-28 18:27:12
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