Bergman family photograph collection
1 photograph album.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gerry and Barbara Bergman
Contains a photograph album which belonged to Harry Bergman (donor's father), who was born in Kraschen, Germany (today Krosnice, Poland) on March 1, 1909. He lived in Berlin and was married to Alice Simon; he was an athlete and hoped to compete in the 1936 Olympics. They moved to Brussels, Belgium to escape persecution, but on September 12, 1942 they were both deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau; Harry survived Auschwitz, Blechhammer, Buchenwald and Dachau concentration camps. After the war, Harry married Bronia Abramowicz and the two lived in New York.
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