Suitcase of George "Israel" Biermann
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Gift of Carol Biermann
Id no. 334.94, Luggage
Subject(s):  Deportations
Georg Biermann took this suitcase with him when he was deported from Berlin, Germany to the Terezin Ghetto with his family. Georg Biermann (1890-1945), his wife Hildegard (nee Baeck, niece of Rabbi Leo Baeck) Biermann (1903-1992), and their son Ludwig (called Lutz, b. 1931) were deported from Berlin to Terezin 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 Displaced Persons camp until they immigrated to the United States in 1946.
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