Backpack of Hildegard Biermann
Gift of Carol Biermann
Id no. 335.94, Luggage
Subject(s):  Deportations
This was the property of Hildegard Biermann. Hildegard (nee Baeck) Biermann (1903-1992), her husband Georg Biermann (1890-1945), and their son Ludwig (b. 1931) were deported from Berlin, Germany to the Terezin Ghetto in 1943. Georg Biermann was a tax lawyer and World War I veteran. He had lost a leg in the war. He died in Terezin on April 3, 1945. After liberation Hildegard and Ludwig Biermann were at the Deggendorf DP camp until they immigrated to the United States in 1946.
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