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Collection Ingeborg Appel Family Papers
Object Name Collection
Catalog Number RG-01
Dates of Creation 2014
Extent of Description 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Creator Virginia Holocaust Museum staff
Admin/Biographical History Ingeborg (Inge) Appel (nèe Motsch) was born in Hanover, Germany. During the Holocaust, Ingeborg and her mother were hidden in the outskirts of Berlin by Walter Friese and his family. Her father was captured and later perished in a concentration camp.

Ingeborg immigrated to the States in 1955. She began working at Thalimers Department Stores in 1957, working her way up in the company. After Thalimers closed in 1992, Ingeborg held a number of other positions in the design and retail industry. She was married to Bernard Appel. Ingeborg passed away on December 9, 2014.
Copyrights No restrictions on use.
Language of Material English
Scope & Content The Ingeborg Appel Family Papers consists of one biographical document: Ingeborg's obituary printed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.