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Bertha and Morris Berk collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a pewter bowl, photograph sleeve, documents, and photographs relating to the experiences of Bertha and Morris Berk, before the Holocaust in Schwanfeld, Germany and New York, where they immigrated in 1938 to escape Nazi persecution.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Susan Friedland-Cristina, the granddaughter of Bertha and Morris Berk.
Date
approximately 1915-1941
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Morris Berk papers

Document | Accession Number: 2012.456.1

Date
inclusive:  circa 1914-1939

Shallow pewter bowl with etched Hebrew owned by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2012.456.2

Geography
received: Schwanfeld (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938 October
Shallow pewter bowl with etched Hebrew owned by a German Jewish prewar emigre

Handmade paper photo pocket owned by a German Jewish prewar emigre to the United States

Object | Accession Number: 2012.456.3

Geography
creation: Wurzburg (Germany)
Date
emigration:  1938 October
 
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