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Maerker and Behr families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.404.1

The collection documents the Holocaust-era experiences of Willy and Else (née Behr) Maerker, originally of Bernburg, Germany, and their children Gerhard and Inge, including their emigration from Germany in 1938. Included are identification and immigration papers, documents regarding Willy’s service in World War I, correspondence, photographs, writings, and born-digital material. The collection also documents the pre-war and wartime experiences of the Behr family, primarily of Mainz, Germany. Many documents in the collection contain translations by Gerhard.

Date
approximately 1873-1983  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
2 boxes
1 book enclosure
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Wendy Maerker Harris
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Record last modified: 2018-08-06 09:28:09
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