Erna Rettberg Bauer papers
The Erna Rettberg Bauer papers comprise documents assembled by Erna in pursuit of legal action to regain her family’s property. Many of the documents focus on Julius Rettberg and his relationship with Friedel Bredderman, the wife of Sturmabteilung Trooper, Paul Bredderman who was allegedly responsible for taking advantage of Julius and the Rettberg family. These documents include correspondence with members of the United States House of Representatives, copies of Julius’ will, citizenship papers, and identification papers, paperwork relating to the deed of the property, testimony from friends and family members, and correspondence from Friedel to Julius. Also included in this collection is a series of family papers consisting of photographs of the Rettberg family in the United States and Germany, including images of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, correspondence between Anna and Julius and their son in the United States, and newspaper clippings.
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