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Henry and Sophie Bernhard collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a camera, two travel trunks, documents, and a photograph relating to the experiences of Hans and Sophie Bernhard before and during the Holocaust when they emigrated from Berlin, Germany, to Havana, Cuba, and later in the United States after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Judge Aaron Cohn, on behalf of the Estate of Henry Bernhard.
Date
1936-1961
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Hans and Sophie Bernhard papers

Document | Accession Number: 2004.321.1

Date
1936-1961

Large flat top trunk monogrammed HB used by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.321.2

Geography
en route : MS Orinoco (Ship); Havana (Cuba)
Date
1939 March 28  (emigration)
Large flat top trunk monogrammed HB used by a German Jewish refugee

Large flat top trunk monogrammed SB used by a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2004.321.3

Geography
en route : MS Orinoco (Ship); Havana (Cuba)
Date
1939 March 28  (emigration)
Large flat top trunk monogrammed SB used by a German Jewish refugee

Leica IIIa camera and brown leather case owned by a German Jewish refugee to Cuba

Object | Accession Number: 2004.321.4 a-b

Geography
received : Berlin (Germany)
manufacture : Wetzlar (Germany)
Date
1939 March 28  (emigration)
1935-1939  (manufacture)
 
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