Contributed by Robert Hains through Colby College Special Collections
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The Reverend Abraham Hains, a rabbi and kosher butcher in Waterville from 1922-53, used this circumcision equipment when performing the ritual that welcomes baby boys into the Jewish community.
The handle of the blade broke off the last time it was used.
About This Item
- Title: Abraham Hains circumcision kit, Waterville, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Waterville
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Metal, leather
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Colby College Special Collections
5150 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
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