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    Documents, photographs and correspondence illustrating the experiences of Ernst Schaumberg, Gertrude “Pollo” Schaumberg, and their son, Tom.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tom Schaumberg
    Collection Creator
    Ernst Schaumberg
    Ernst Schaumberg was born in 1906 in Kircheim, Germany. He married Gertrude “Pollo” Schaumberg (neé Leda) born 1911 in Oldenburg, Germany and they have a son Tom (b. 1938 in Amsterdam, Netherlands). In 1943, family was deported to Westerbork transit camp in Netherlands and then in February 1944, to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. From there, in April 1945, they were transported towards the east, and, almost two weeks in to the journey, were liberated in Troebitz, Germany. The family returned to Amsterdam briefly before immigrating to the United States.

    Physical Details

    2 boxes
    1 oversize folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Amsterdam (Netherlands).

    Administrative Notes

    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Tom Schaumberg in 2017.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-27 15:20:58
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