Harry and Helen Berger papers
The Harry and Helen Berger papers consist of wartime identification papers for Helen Berger under her assumed name, Helena Barciszewska, in Lublin, postwar identification papers documenting Harry’s and Helen’s status as displaced persons in Germany, marriage records, immigration papers documenting Helen’s immigration and naturalization, and restitution papers documenting payments Harry received in settlement for claims of “damage to body or health.” The papers also include a 1940 postcard from the Kejer family to S. Meerson, and a 1947 program and Yiddish newspaper clipping documenting performances of Sami Feder’s adaptation of Sholem Aleichem’s, 200,000, oder Dos groyse gevins at the Bergen-Belsen DP camp.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Steven C. Berger
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Also in Helen and Harry Berger collection
Collection contains scrip and documents related to Helen Berger (nee Blum) and Harry Berger (aka Chaim David Berger); includes Helen's wartime documents under the name Helen Borciszewska. It also contains a cigarette case taken from the home of an SS soldier and family that Helen Blum worked as a nanny for.
Silver cigarette case with image of a woman, taken from the home of an SS soldier and family for whom Helen Blum worked as a nanny.