Leather purse with zipper used by Selma Plaut at Auerbach orphanage
Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther and Elizabeth S. Plaut
Id no. 1061.92, Other
Jonas Plaut directed the Auerbach orphanage from 1922 to 1939, and his wife Selma carried its keys in this bag. The orphanage was known for its progressive policies.

Discover more about this artifact and other stories from the Museum?s collection in, ?To Life: 36 Stories of Memory and Hope? http://www.pickmanmuseumshop.com/tolif36storo.html.
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