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Bier family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.522.1

The collection contains correspondence, identification papers, and a photograph documenting the Holocaust-era experiences of the Bier family, originally of Berlin, Germany, including Siegfried Bier, who fled Germany to France and then to England where he was interned as an enemy alien in the Sefton internment camp. Consists of pre-war family papers relating to Siegfried’s parents Julius and Lina Bier, wartime-era documents related to Siegfried’s brother Norbert and his wife Else, Siegfried’s internment in Sefton, and restitution claims. Also included is a postcard sent from Amalie Bier who was interned in Theresienstadt to Julius’s brother Eduard Bier in Berlin, 1944.

Date
1891-2008  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
7 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Serafina Bier
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Record last modified: 2018-07-13 13:57:10
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