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Collection Baer Family Papers
Object Name Collection
Catalog Number RG-02
Dates of Creation 1942-2007
Extent of Description 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Creator Tommy Baer
Admin/Biographical History Bernhard Baer was born in New York City in 1908. His parents, recent emigrants to the United States, moved back to Germany in 1908. He married Lucie Katchke in 1932. On August 4, 1938, the couple had a son named Tommy. Bernhard returned to the United States shortly after and began making plans to move his family. Lucie and Tommy eventually obtained visas and arrived in New York aboard the Stavangerfjord on November 3, 1939.
Copyrights No restrictions on use.
Language of Material English and German.
Scope & Content The Baer Family papers contain biographical material, German documents, newspaper clippings, and material from B'nai B'rith. The biographical material and documents highlight the family history and includes an extensive list of those who perished during the Holocaust. The B'nai B'rith papers include newspaper clippings and press releases about the organization's work against Dinko Sakic, commander of the Jasenovac concentration camp.
Subjects B'nai B'rith
Jasenovac (Concentration camp)
Germany - Emigration and immigration - History - 1933?1945.
United States - Emigration and immigration - History - 20th Century
Imagefile 001\RG02.JPG
Containers 1