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Burger family collection

Document | Accession Number: 2013.191.1

Collection of documents, photographs, clippings, correspondence, English typescript translation of diary, and other materials documenting the experiences of Solomon Burger (donors' paternal grandfather) from Vienna, Austria and his children: Herman, Alfred, Joseph (donors' father), and Steffi and their experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. Steffi went to England on the Kindertransport; Alfred also went to England but was arrested as an enemy alien and sent on the ship the Dunera to Australia, where he was interned in the Hay and Tatura camps before his release and return to England; Joseph fled Vienna, stopping briefly in Zurich, Switzerland and Denmark before being held in the Merksplas [Merxplas] internment camp in Belgium, and immigrating to the US in March 1940; Herman was in Trieste, Italy and then deported and killed; Solomon fled to France, he was sent to Rivesaltes transit camp before being deported to Auschwitz where he was killed.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Deborah Burger Kantrowitz and Marsha Burger Pincus
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Record last modified: 2018-08-24 12:12:47
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