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Maerker and Behr families papers

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of biographical documents, correspondence, photographs, memoirs and family histories, a military medal, and other items related to the history of the Maerker and Behr families, originally of Bernburg and Mainz, Germany. Includes materials related to the emigration of Willy and Else (nee Behr) Maerker, and their children, Gerhard and Inge, from Germany, to escape anti-Semitic persecution, in 1938.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Wendy M. Harris.
Date
1873-1983
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Maerker and Behr families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.404.1

Date
inclusive:  circa 1873-1983
Maerker and Behr families papers

Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 combatant veteran service medal

Object | Accession Number: 2017.404.2 a-b

Geography
manufacture: Pforzheim (Germany)
issue: Germany
Date
commemoration:  1914-1918
issue:  1934 July 13-1944
Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 combatant veteran service medal

Weimar Germany Reichsbanknote, 1 million mark

Object | Accession Number: 2017.404.3

Date
issue:  1923 August 09
publication/distribution:  1923 August 09-1923 November 16
Weimar Germany Reichsbanknote, 1 million mark

Clipping

Object | Accession Number: 2017.404.4

Clipping
 
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