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Asriel and Mascha Berkmann papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.202.1

The collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs relating to Asriel and Mascha Berkmann’s experiences in concentration camps during the Holocaust, and in Munich, Germany after the war. Included are identification documents; immigration papers; documents regarding Asriel’s involvement with the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in Bavaria and the Jewish Committee Munich; correspondence; an affidavit signed by 30 prisoners at Dachau concentration camp stating that Asriel was also there and worked to help his fellow prisoners; a document stating that no paperwork exists regarding Mascha’s parents, Hershel and Rachel Rutstein; and post-war photographs of Asriel and Mascha Berkmann along with pre-war photographs of unidentified friends and family members.

Date
approximately 1900-1989  (inclusive)
1945-1948  (bulk)
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
2 negatives.
36 photographs.
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Paul Berkmann
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Record last modified: 2017-04-22 09:01:16
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