Bier family papers
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.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Serafina Bier
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:16:43
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Also in This Collection
Leather wallet with plastic sleeves inside that originally housed identification illustrating the Bier family who resided in Berlin and family that fled from Nazi Germany. Particularly documented in the collection is Siegfried Bier who fled to France and then the UK where he was interned as an enemy alien, and eventually then to the US.