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Bertha Taenzer collection

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    Contains 249 letters written by Bertha Taenzer to her children, Erwin and Ilse, from 1937 to 1943. Bertha Taenzer (b. 1876, Merchingen, Baden, Germany) died in Theresienstadt concentration camp on September 25, 1943.

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    Letters. Photograph.
    1 box

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    Erwin Taenzer and Ilse Taenzer received the letters from their mother, Bertha Taenzer from1937 to 1943. The letters to Ilse written after 1939 were forwarded to her sister, Irene, in Budapest, then on to Ilse in London. Erwin Taenzer acquired the complete set of letters after Ilse's death in 1979. He donated the collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in July1997.
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