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Richard Pfifferling and Ruth Pfifferling Knox family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a tefillin set and storage pouch, two tallits, a tallit storage pouch, a stole, publications, and photographs relating to the experiences of Richard Pfifferling, who left Germany for the United States in 1939, and of documents, photographs, and publications relating to the experiences of his wife, Ruth Liebermensch (later Knox), and her sister, Hanna Liebermensch (later Lewin), who left Germany on a Kindertransport in 1939.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Ruth Knox, wife, and Hanna Lewin, sister-in-law, of Richard Pfifferling.
Date
approximately 1914-approximately 1946
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Monogrammed tallit pouch brought with a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.223.1.1

Geography
received: Dresden (Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1927
Monogrammed tallit pouch brought with a German Jewish refugee

Tefillin pair and embroidered pouch brought with a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.223.1.2 a-c

Geography
received: Dresden (Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1927
Tefillin pair and embroidered pouch brought with a German Jewish refugee

White wool tallit with black stripes brought with a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.223.1.3

Geography
received: Dresden (Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1927
White wool tallit with black stripes brought with a German Jewish refugee

White silk tallit with black stripes brought with a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.223.1.4

Geography
received: Dresden (Germany)
Date
received:  approximately 1927
White silk tallit with black stripes brought with a German Jewish refugee

Embroidered priest's stole owned by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 1990.223.1.5

Date
undated: 
Embroidered priest's stole owned by a German Jewish refugee

Bible: Old Testament

Publication | Accession Number: 1990.223.4

Geography
publication: Berlin (Germany)
received: Mannheim (Germany)
Date
publication:  1935

Tikkun prayer book

Publication | Accession Number: 1990.223.5

Geography
publication: Rodelheim (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Date
publication:  1931
 
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