Henny Brener papers
Correspondence in German, with English translations, written by donor's paternal grandparents to their sons, bulk dates 1938-1941, regarding emigration from Germany.
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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.
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.