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Wasserman Family Daily Prayer Book

 Collection
Identifier: B404

Overview

Prayer Book, "The Form of Daily Prayers: According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews". Cover is enamel in blue and white, ivory, and brass with a brass clasp. End sheets are red and gold floral pattern and there is an inscription in the front of the book, Yiddish written in Hebraic script. Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921. Family emigrated to the United States during the 1850s-1870s, first in New York and Pennsylvania and later Denver.

Dates

  • Publication: 1857

Language of Materials

Prayer book is in Hebrew and English with Yiddish inscription

Biographical / Historical

From the Wasserman family, Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 container)

Scope and Contents

one prayer book

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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