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Sommer Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 1991.249.1
Collection Summary
Outtakes of the Sommer family home movies. The movies were taken by the donors' uncles, Louis Sommer and Harry Sommer, when they visited their hometown of Houmena (Humenne), Slovakia from Omaha, Nebraska in March 1932 and 1933. They had immigrated to the United States earlier. The two small boys, dressed identically in most of the shots, are Bernard and Emery Klein. The five original film reels were labeled: 1 - Around Before LS Europe Trip 2 - My Trip to Europe - March 29, 1932 3 - My Trip to Europe Continued 4 - My Trip to Europe Continued 5 - Louis Sommer's Family Abroad
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bernard and Emery Klein
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Family poses for camera; street scenes

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0833 | Film ID: 412.1

Event Date
1932

Family business; market; shops

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0834 | Film ID: 412.2

Event Date
1932

Holiday celebration; street scenes; shops

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0835 | Film ID: 412.2

Event Date
1932

Family poses for camera

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0836 | Film ID: 412.2

Event Date
1932

Family poses for camera; city square

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0837 | Film ID: 413

Event Date
1932

Train station in Humenne; village square

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0838 | Film ID: 2989

Event Date
1932

Market; shops

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0839 | Film ID: 2989

Event Date
1932

Family poses for the camera

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1450 | Film ID: 2988

Event Date
1932

Tourist views of Carlsbad, Vienna, and Budapest

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1451 | Film ID: 2989

Event Date
1932
 
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