Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

An elderly Jewish man poses on a sidewalk in Breisach, Germany on his way to the synagogue.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 69547

An elderly Jewish man poses on a sidewalk in Breisach, Germany on his way to the synagogue.

Pictured is Leopold Geismar. He was born in Breisach on January 10, 1843 and died in Gailingen on November 10, 1938.

This is part of series of photographs taken of the Breisach Jewish community 1937. In October 1940 the entire community was deported to the Gurs internment camp in southern France.

Photographer
Heinz Bähr
Date
1937
Variant Locale
Alt Breisach
Breisasch Am Rhine
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Robert Bahr
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2006-03-21 00:00:00
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/pa1157526