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Collection Fischer Family Papers
Object Name Collection
Catalog Number RG-23
Dates of Creation c. 1900s - 2009
Extent of Description 0.2 linear foot (2 boxes)
Creator Fischer Family
Other Creators Virginia Holocaust Museum
Admin/Biographical History Anne Fischer (née Rosenberg) was born on August 12, 1902 in Stuttgart, Germany. At 23 she married Ernst Fischer (b. September 27, 1896), who worked at the University of Frankfurt Medical School. The couple had two children, George and Eva. In 1933, Ernst lost his position with the University, and decided to move his family to the States as anti-Semitism rose in Europe. The Fischers eventually moved to Richmond, where Anne became involved in social work. The couple was very involved in the community, and were known for their collection of German artwork, which Anne later donated to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia.
Copyrights No restrictions on use.
Language of Material English
Scope & Content The Fischer Family Papers contain biographical materials, photographs, articles, and a scrapbook. Biographical materials include a Fischer family tree, email correspondences about the family, and remembrance materials for Anne and Ernst Fischer. Photographs, both those included in and out of the scrapbook, are of the immediate and extended Fischer family. Programs and articles largely discuss and document Anne's social and philanthropic work.
Subjects Breslau, Poland
Stuttgart, Germany
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