Leather case with pocket diary and amulet of Hedwig Worm
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Gift of Peter Warren in memory of his mother Heda Lieberman
Id no. 110.96.1-4, Diary, Hebrew, German, English
This leather case, diary, and Persian-style shivti amulet belonged to Hedwig Worm ( born Hedwig Adler in Vienna in 1912.) She fled Austria when the Nazis invaded and survived the war in Siberia, Bukhara, and Iran. In Iran she married Paul Worm (b. 1911) in 1942. Together they had a son Peter (b. 1943). When Paul died in 1946, Worm, her son, and her stepdaughter Elfriede immigrated to the United States
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