- Contains documents related to William Bernstein [donor's father], who was arrested and interned in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp after Kristallnacht, and released with help from a family friend. The collection includes a letter from a Mr. Moser to the Gestapo asking for Mr. Bernstein's release; letters to and from family members in America and Europe and with organizations such as the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) regarding immigration efforts of family members including Moritz and Laura Stemmer and Bernhard Henisch; documents relating to aid for displaced persons camps in Cyprus; and correspondence between Ms. Brener, Yad Vashem, and organizations in Germany regarding tracing attempts for family members who perished.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henny Bernstein Brener
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
- Conditions on Use
- The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.
Keywords & Subjects
- Geographic Name
- United States--Emigration and immigration.
- Holder of Originals
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Ms. Henny Brener
- Record last modified:
- 2023-06-02 08:46:23
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Also in Henny Brener collection
Contains materials documenting the experiences of Henny Brener's family before, during, and after the Holocaust. Some of these materials may be combined into a single collection in the future.
Correspondence in German, with English translations, written by donor's paternal grandparents to their sons, bulk dates 1938-1941, regarding emigration from Germany.